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Eu·clid

 (yo͞o′klĭd) Third century bc.
Greek mathematician who applied the deductive principles of logic to geometry, thereby deriving statements from clearly defined axioms. His Elements remained influential as a geometry textbook until the 19th century.

Euclid

(ˈjuːklɪd)
n
1. (Biography) 3rd century bc, Greek mathematician of Alexandria; author of Elements, which sets out the principles of geometry and remained a text until the 19th century at least
2. (Mathematics) the works of Euclid, esp his system of geometry
Euclidean, Euclidian adj

Eu•clid

(ˈyu klɪd)

n.
1. fl. c300 B.C., Greek geometrician and educator at Alexandria.
2. a city in NE Ohio, near Cleveland. 55,320.

Eu·clid

(yo͞o′klĭd)
Third-century b.c. Greek mathematician whose book, Elements, was used continuously until the 19th century. In it, he organized and systematized all that was known about geometry. Euclid's systematic use of deductions and axioms was widely regarded as a model working method and influenced mathematicians and scientists for over two thousand years.
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7] A confrontacao com outros funerais ocorridos ainda no imperio, ou no momento logo seguinte a morte de Machado de Assis, por outro lado, permitira matizar algumas interpretacoes de eventos correlatos, como aquela que considera a figura de Euclides da Cunha como inauguradora do culto a figura do escritor como heroi nacional.
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