## GEOMETRY

### Geometry

Geometry is a branch of mathematics concerned with questions of shape, size, relative position of figures, and the properties of space. A mathematician who works in the field of geometry is called a geometer. Geometry arose independently in a number of early cultures as a body of practical knowledge concerning lengths, areas, and volumes, with elements of a formal mathematical science emerging in the West as early as Thales . By the 3rd century BC geometry was put into an axiomatic form by Euclid, whose treatmentâ€”Euclidean geometryâ€”set a standard for many centuries to follow. Archimedes developed ingenious techniques for calculating areas and volumes, in many ways ...

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### geometry

#### Noun

1. the branch of mathematics dealing with spatial relationships
2. a type of geometry with particular properties
spherical geometry
3. the spatial attributes of an object, etc.

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