ge·om·e·try (j

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KEY NOUN: pl. ge·om·e·tries
 The mathematics of the properties, measurement, and relationships of points, lines, angles, surfaces, and solids.
 A system of geometry: Euclidean geometry.
 A geometry restricted to a class of problems or objects: solid geometry.
 A book on geometry.
 Configuration; arrangement.
 A surface shape.
 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 IndoEuropean roots
OTHER FORMS:ge·ome·trician (j

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ge·ome·ter(Noun)