plane geometry


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plane geometry

n.
The geometry of planar figures.

plane geometry

n
(Mathematics) the study of the properties of and relationships between plane curves, figures, etc

plane′ geom′etry


n.
the geometry of figures whose parts all lie in one plane.
[1740–50]

plane geometry

The mathematical study of geometric figures whose parts lie in the same plane, such as polygons, circles, and lines.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.plane geometry - the geometry of 2-dimensional figuresplane geometry - the geometry of 2-dimensional figures
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
Translations

plane geometry

n (Math) → Planimetrie f
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