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Date: 1300-1400
Language: French
Origin: géométrie, from Greek geometria 'measuring the Earth', from ge ( GEO-) + metron 'measure'

geometry

noun
     
Related topics: Maths
ge‧om‧e‧try [uncountable]
HM the study in mathematics of the angles and shapes formed by the relationships of lines, surfaces, and solid objects in space

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