geometry

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Etymology[edit]

From Old French géométrie, from Latin geometria, from Ancient Greek γεωμετρία (geōmetría, geometry, land-survey), from γεωμέτρης (geōmétrēs, land measurer), from γῆ (, earth, land, country) + -μετρία (-metría, measurement), from μέτρον (métron, a measure).

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  • IPA(key): /dʒiː.ɑ.mɛt.ɹi/

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geometry (countable and uncountable, plural geometries)

  1. (mathematics, uncountable) the branch of mathematics dealing with spatial relationships
  2. (mathematics, countable) a type of geometry with particular properties
    spherical geometry
  3. (countable) the spatial attributes of an object, etc.
    • 2003, Matt Welsh, Running Linux, page 74:
      Also, certain SCSI controllers need to be told where to find drive geometry in order for Linux to recognize the layout of your drive.

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