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geometrynoun [U]

uk   /dʒiˈɒm.ə.tri/  us   /dʒiˈɑː.mə.tri/
the ​area of ​mathematicsrelating to the ​study of ​space and the ​relationships between ​points, ​lines, ​curves, and ​surfaces: the ​laws of geometry a geometry ​lesson
the geometry of sth
the way the ​parts of a ​particularobjectfit together: the geometry of a ​DNAmolecule
(Definition of geometry from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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geometrynoun [U]

 us   /dʒiˈɑm·ə·tri/
mathematics the ​area of ​mathematicsrelating to the ​study of ​space and the ​relationships between ​points, ​lines, ​curves, and ​surfaces
(Definition of geometry from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “geometry”
in Korean 기하학…
in Arabic الهَنْدَسة (في الرّياضيات)…
in Malaysian geometri…
in French géométrie…
in Russian геометрия…
in Chinese (Traditional) 幾何學…
in Italian geometria…
in Turkish geometri…
in Polish geometria…
in Spanish geometría…
in Vietnamese hình học…
in Portuguese geometria…
in Thai เรขาคณิต…
in German die Geometrie…
in Catalan geometria…
in Japanese 幾何学…
in Chinese (Simplified) 几何学…
in Indonesian geometri…
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