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Definition 1: (mathematics) a non-Euclidean geometry that regards space as like a sphere and a line as like a great circle - [noun denoting cognition]

Samples where elliptic geometry or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Bernhard Riemann pioneered elliptic geometry

Synonyms for elliptic geometry in the sense of this definition

(elliptic geometry is a kind of ...) (mathematics) geometry based on axioms different from Euclid's

"non-Euclidean geometries discard or replace one or more of the Euclidean axioms"

(elliptic geometry belongs to category ...) a science (or group of related sciences) dealing with the logic of quantity and shape and arrangement

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