# geometry

## English Thesaurus

1. the pure mathematics of points and lines and curves and surfaces (noun.cognition)

hypernym | : | pure mathematics, |

definition | : | the branches of mathematics that study and develop the principles of mathematics for their own sake rather than for their immediate usefulness (noun.cognition) |

hyponym | : | affine geometry, |

definition | : | the geometry of affine transformations (noun.cognition) |

hyponym | : | elementary geometry, euclidean geometry, parabolic geometry, |

definition | : | (mathematics) geometry based on Euclid's axioms (noun.cognition) |

hyponym | : | fractal geometry, |

definition | : | (mathematics) the geometry of fractals (noun.cognition) |

hyponym | : | non-euclidean geometry, |

definition | : | (mathematics) geometry based on axioms different from Euclid's (noun.cognition) |

hyponym | : | spherical geometry, |

definition | : | (mathematics) the geometry of figures on the surface of a sphere (noun.cognition) |

hyponym | : | analytic geometry, analytical geometry, coordinate geometry, |

definition | : | the use of algebra to study geometric properties; operates on symbols defined in a coordinate system (noun.cognition) |

hyponym | : | plane geometry, |

definition | : | the geometry of 2-dimensional figures (noun.cognition) |

hyponym | : | solid geometry, |

definition | : | the geometry of 3-dimensional space (noun.cognition) |

hyponym | : | descriptive geometry, projective geometry, |

definition | : | the geometry of properties that remain invariant under projection (noun.cognition) |

domain category | : | math, mathematics, maths, |

definition | : | a science (or group of related sciences) dealing with the logic of quantity and shape and arrangement (noun.cognition) |

domain member category | : | superposition, |

definition | : | (geometry) the placement of one object ideally in the position of another one in order to show that the two coincide (noun.act) |

domain member category | : | duality, |

definition | : | (geometry) the interchangeability of the roles of points and planes in the theorems of projective geometry (noun.attribute) |

domain member category | : | plane section, section, |

definition | : | (geometry) the area created by a plane cutting through a solid (noun.location) |

domain member category | : | pencil, |

definition | : | a figure formed by a set of straight lines or light rays meeting at a point (noun.shape) |

domain member category | : | conic, conic section, |

definition | : | (geometry) a curve generated by the intersection of a plane and a circular cone (noun.shape) |

domain member category | : | eccentricity, |

definition | : | (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 (noun.shape) |

domain member category | : | foursquare, square, |

definition | : | (geometry) a plane rectangle with four equal sides and four right angles; a four-sided regular polygon (noun.shape) |

domain member category | : | angle of inclination, inclination, |

definition | : | (geometry) the angle formed by the x-axis and a given line (measured counterclockwise from the positive half of the x-axis) (noun.shape) |

domain member category | : | diagonal, |

definition | : | (geometry) a straight line connecting any two vertices of a polygon that are not adjacent (noun.shape) |

domain member category | : | translate, |

definition | : | change the position of (figures or bodies) in space without rotation (verb.change) |

domain member category | : | construct, |

definition | : | draw with suitable instruments and under specified conditions (verb.contact) |

domain member category | : | inscribe, |

definition | : | draw within a figure so as to touch in as many places as possible (verb.contact) |

domain member category | : | circumscribe, |

definition | : | to draw a geometric figure around another figure so that the two are in contact but do not intersect (verb.contact) |

domain member category | : | truncate, |

definition | : | replace a corner by a plane (verb.possession) |

domain member category | : | congruent, |

definition | : | coinciding when superimposed (adj.all) |

domain member category | : | incongruent, |

definition | : | not congruent (adj.all) |

domain member category | : | normal, |

definition | : | forming a right angle (adj.all) |

domain member category | : | right, |

definition | : | having the axis perpendicular to the base (adj.all) |

derivation | : | geometer, geometrician, |

definition | : | a mathematician specializing in geometry (noun.person) |

derivation | : | geometric, geometrical, |

definition | : | characterized by simple geometric forms in design and decoration (adj.all) |

derivation | : | geometric, geometrical, |

definition | : | of or relating to or determined by geometry (adj.pert) |

derivation | : | geometer, geometrician, |

definition | : | a mathematician specializing in geometry (noun.person) |

derivation | : | geometric, geometrical, |

definition | : | characterized by simple geometric forms in design and decoration (adj.all) |

derivation | : | geometric, geometrical, |

definition | : | of or relating to or determined by geometry (adj.pert) |

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