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Definition of Geometry


  1. That branch of mathematics which investigates the relations, properties, and measurement of solids, surfaces, lines, and angles; the science which treats of the properties and relations of magnitudes; the science of the relations of space.
  2. A treatise on this science.

Geometry Quotations

There is geometry in the humming of the strings, there is music in the spacing of the spheres.

Everything one invents is true, you may be perfectly sure of that. Poetry is as precise as geometry.
Gustave Flaubert

Poetry is as precise a thing as geometry.
Gustave Flaubert

All one's inventions are true, you can be sure of that. Poetry is as exact a science as geometry.
Gustave Flaubert

It is hard to convince a high-school student that he will encounter a lot of problems more difficult than those of algebra and geometry.
E. W. Howe
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Geometry Translations

geometry in Dutch is geometrie, meetkunde
geometry in German is Geometrie
geometry in Portuguese is geometria
geometry in Swedish is geometri

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