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(Mathematics) the branch of geometry that uses algebraic notation and analysis to locate a geometric point in terms of a coordinate system; coordinate geometry
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|Noun||1.||analytical geometry - the use of algebra to study geometric properties; operates on symbols defined in a coordinate system|
math, mathematics, maths - a science (or group of related sciences) dealing with the logic of quantity and shape and arrangement
geometry - the pure mathematics of points and lines and curves and surfaces