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    geometry

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    BrE BrE//dʒiˈɒmətri//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//dʒiˈɑːmətri//
     
    Types of mathematics, Mathematical terminology
     
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  1. 1[uncountable] the branch of mathematics that deals with the measurements and relationships of lines, angles, surfaces and solids Pre-Christian sacred geometry was incorporated into church architecture. See related entries: Types of mathematics, Mathematical terminology
  2. 2[singular] the measurements and relationships of lines, angles, etc. in a particular object or shape the geometry of a spider’s web
  3. Wordfinderalgebra, arithmetic, calculus, equation, geometry, logarithm, maths, numeracy, problem, trigonometry Word Origin Middle English: via Old French from Latin geometria, from Greek, from ‘earth’ + metria, from -metrēs ‘measurer’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: geometry

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