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ge·om·e·try  audio  (j-m-tr) KEY 

NOUN:
pl. ge·om·e·tries
    1. The mathematics of the properties, measurement, and relationships of points, lines, angles, surfaces, and solids.
    2. A system of geometry: Euclidean geometry.
    3. A geometry restricted to a class of problems or objects: solid geometry.
    4. A book on geometry.
    1. Configuration; arrangement.
    2. A surface shape.
  1. A physical arrangement suggesting geometric forms or lines.

ETYMOLOGY:
Middle English geometrie, from Old French, from Latin gemetria, from Greek gemetri, from gemetrein, to measure land : ge-, geo- + metron, measure; see m-2 in Indo-European roots

OTHER FORMS:
ge·ome·trician  (j-m-trshn, j-m-) KEY  or ge·ome·ter(Noun)


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