- The definition of geometry is a branch of math that focuses on the measurement and relationship of lines, angles, surfaces, solids and points.
An example of geometry is the calculation of a triangle's angles.
geometry definition by Webster's New World
- the branch of mathematics that deals with points, lines, planes, and figures, and examines their properties, measurement, and mutual relations in space
- a book about geometry
- a specific system of geometry
Origin: Middle English geometrie ; from Old French ; from Classical Latin geometria ; from Classical Greek geōmetria ; from geōmetrein, to measure the earth ; from gē, earth plush metria, measurement ; from metrein, to measure: for Indo-European base, see meter
geometry definition by American Heritage Dictionary
noun pl. ge·om·e·tries
- a. The mathematics of the properties, measurement, and relationships of points, lines, angles, surfaces, and solids.b. A system of geometry: Euclidean geometry.c. A geometry restricted to a class of problems or objects: solid geometry.d. A book on geometry.
- a. Configuration; arrangement.b. A surface shape.
- A physical arrangement suggesting geometric forms or lines.
Origin: Middle English geometrie, from Old French, from Latin geōmetria, from Greek geōmetriā, from geōmetrein, to measure land : geō-, geo- + metron, measure; see mē-2 in Indo-European roots.
- ge·omˌe·triˈcian , ge·omˈe·ter noun
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