# Definitions and Synonyms of *geometry* | Another word for *geometry* | What is *geometry? *

*Definition 1: the pure mathematics of points and lines and curves and surfaces - [noun denoting cognition]*

*(**geometry* is a kind of ...) the branches of mathematics that study and develop the principles of mathematics for their own sake rather than for their immediate usefulness

*geometry*is a kind of ...) the branches of mathematics that study and develop the principles of mathematics for their own sake rather than for their immediate usefulness

*(... is a kind of **geometry* ) the geometry of 2-dimensional figures

*geometry*) the geometry of 2-dimensional figures

*(... is a kind of **geometry* ) the geometry of properties that remain invariant under projection

*geometry*) the geometry of properties that remain invariant under projection

*(... is a kind of **geometry* ) the geometry of 3-dimensional space

*geometry*) the geometry of 3-dimensional space

*(... is a kind of **geometry* ) the use of algebra to study geometric properties; operates on symbols defined in a coordinate system

*geometry*) the use of algebra to study geometric properties; operates on symbols defined in a coordinate system

*(... is a kind of **geometry* ) (mathematics) the geometry of figures on the surface of a sphere

*geometry*) (mathematics) the geometry of figures on the surface of a sphere

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

*geometry*) (mathematics) geometry based on axioms different from Euclid's

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*"non-Euclidean geometries discard or replace one or more of the Euclidean axioms"*### (... is a kind of *geometry* ) (mathematics) the geometry of fractals

*"Benoit Mandelbrot pioneered fractal geometry"*### (... is a kind of *geometry* ) (mathematics) geometry based on Euclid's axioms

### (... is a kind of *geometry* ) the geometry of affine transformations

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

### (geometry is the domain which ... is member of) draw within a figure so as to touch in as many places as possible

### (geometry is the domain which ... is member of) draw with suitable instruments and under specified conditions

*"construct an equilateral triangle"*

### (geometry is the domain which ... is member of) to draw a geometric figure around another figure so that the two are in contact but do not intersect

### (geometry is the domain which ... is member of) replace a corner by a plane

### (geometry is the domain which ... is member of) coinciding when superimposed

### (geometry is the domain which ... is member of) not congruent

### (geometry is the domain which ... is member of) (geometry) the placement of one object ideally in the position of another one in order to show that the two coincide

### (geometry is the domain which ... is member of) forming a right angle

### (geometry is the domain which ... is member of) change the position of (figures or bodies) in space without rotation

### (geometry is the domain which ... is member of) (geometry) a straight line connecting any two vertices of a polygon that are not adjacent

### (geometry is the domain which ... is member of) any of several plane algebraic curves in the shape of a figure eight

### (geometry is the domain which ... is member of) (geometry) the angle formed by the x-axis and a given line (measured counterclockwise from the positive half of the x-axis)

### (geometry is the domain which ... is member of) (geometry) a plane rectangle with four equal sides and four right angles; a four-sided regular polygon

*"you can compute the area of a square if you know the length of its sides"*

### (geometry is the domain which ... is member of) (geometry) a ratio describing the shape of a conic section; the ratio of the distance between the foci to the length of the major axis

*"a circle is an ellipse with zero eccentricity"*

### (geometry is the domain which ... is member of) (geometry) a curve generated by the intersection of a plane and a circular cone

### (geometry is the domain which ... is member of) a figure formed by a set of straight lines or light rays meeting at a point

### (geometry is the domain which ... is member of) (geometry) the area created by a plane cutting through a solid

### (geometry is the domain which ... is member of) (geometry) the interchangeability of the roles of points and planes in the theorems of projective geometry

### (geometry is the domain which ... is member of) having the axis perpendicular to the base

*"a right angle"*