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geometry

noun [U] uk   /dʒiˈɒm.ə.tri/ us    /dʒiˈɑː.mə-/
the area of mathematics relating to the study of space and the relationships between points, lines, curves, and surfaces: the laws of geometry a geometry lessonthe geometry of sth the way the parts of a particular object fit together: the geometry of a DNA molecule
Translations of “geometry”
in Korean 기하학…
in Arabic الهَنْدَسة (في الرّياضيات)…
in French géométrie…
in Turkish geometri…
in Italian geometria…
in Chinese (Traditional) 幾何學…
in Russian геометрия…
in Polish geometria…
in Spanish geometría…
in Portuguese geometria…
in German die Geometrie…
in Catalan geometria…
in Japanese 幾何学…
in Chinese (Simplified) 几何学…
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