synthetic geometry

noun

: elementary euclidean geometry or projective geometry as distinguished from analytic geometry

Word History

First Known Use

1856, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of synthetic geometry was in 1856

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“Synthetic geometry.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/synthetic%20geometry. Accessed 25 Jul. 2024.

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