# taxicab geometry

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## English[edit]

### Etymology[edit]

From the distance travelled by a taxicab in a grid of streets that cross at right angles to each other

### Noun[edit]

**taxicab geometry** (*uncountable*)

- (geometry) A non-Euclidean geometry in which the distance between two points is the sum of the absolute differences between their corresponding coordinates.