# Euclid meaning

Euclid was a Greek mathematician known for his contributions to geometry.

An example of Euclid is the man who wrote the book *Elements*.

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Greek mathematician who applied the deductive principles of logic to geometry, thereby deriving statements from clearly defined axioms. His

*Elements*remained influential as a geometry textbook until the 19th century.Fl. 300 b.c.; Gr. mathematician: author of a basic work in geometry.

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City in NE Ohio: suburb of Cleveland.

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Greek mathematician whose book,

*Elements*, was used continuously until the 19th century. In it he organized and systematized all that was known about geometry. Euclid's systematic use of deductions and axioms was widely regarded as a model working method and influenced mathematicians and scientists for over two thousand years.
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An unincorporated community in West Virginia.

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### Origin of euclid

- From Ancient Greek
*Εὐκλείδης*(Eukleidēs).##### From Wiktionary