## geometer

ge·om·e·ternoun

- A person skilled in geometry.
- See geometrid.

Origin of geometer

*From*Latin

*geōmetrēs*

*geometrician*; see

**geometrid**.

noun

- A person skilled in geometry.
- See geometrid.

Origin of geometer

- As a
**geometer**he is classed by Eudemus, the greatest ancient authority, among those who "have enriched the science with original theorems, and given it a really sound arrangement." - He wrote to the great
**geometer**a letter on the principles of mechanics, which evoked an immediate and enthusiastic response. - LORENZO MASCHERONI (1750-1800), Italian
**geometer**, was professor of mathematics at the university of Pavia, and published a variety of mathematical works, the best known of which is his Geometria del compasso (Pavia, 1797), a collection of geometrical constructions in which the use of the circle alone is postulated. - HERO OF ALEXANDRIA, Greek
**geometer**and writer on mechanical and physical subjects, probably flourished in the second half of the 1st century. - Dinostratus, a Greek
**geometer**and disciple of Plato, discussed the curve, and showed how it effected a mechanical solution of squaring the circle.

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