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" Geometry is that branch of mathematics which investigates the relations, properties, and measurement of solids, surfaces, lines, and angles ; the theory of space and of figures in space. "
The Globe Dictionary of the English Language - Page 234
by English language - 1873 - 752 pages
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Masonic Eclectic, Volume 3

1867
...in all ages, been a token of reverence, a sign of dependence, supplication, and humility. GEOMETRY. That branch of mathematics which investigates the...measurement of solids, surfaces, lines, and angles; the science which treats of the properties and relations of magnitudes. It is among the oldest and...
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The Cabinet dictionary of the English language

English language - 1871
...extension, magnitude, or quantity, either in theory or in practice ; — that branch of mathenuitice which investigates the relations, properties, and...lines, and angles. Geoponical, (je-o-pon'ik-al) «. [G. ye, the earth, and ,<".'<'/•. labour.] Pertaining to tillage of the earth or agriculture. Geoponías,...
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Webster's Practical Dictionary: A Practical Dictionary of the English ...

Noah Webster - English language - 1910 - 520 pages
...(-jTzd), -OIZINO.] To study geology, make frological investigations.— Geom'etry, -trT, n. That ranch of mathematics which investigates the relations, properties,...measurement of solids, surfaces, lines, and angles. — Geomet'ric, -rical, a. Pert., or according to, the rules or principles of geometry; determined...
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Business Speller and Vocabulary

Edward Henry Eldridge - Spellers - 1913 - 205 pages
...of mathematics which treats of the relations of quantity by general symbols. The science of numbers. That branch of mathematics which investigates the...measurement of solids, surfaces, lines, and angles. The science of measuring the sides and angles of triangles. The science of matter and motion. One of...
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Pocket Ophthalmic Dictionary: Including Pronunciation, Derivation and ...

James John Lewis - Ophthalmology - 1916 - 286 pages
...nasal. Geometrical Center. A point midway between all edges. • Geometry. (Gr. geometria = to measure.) That branch of mathematics which investigates the...measurement of solids,, surfaces, lines and angles; the science which treats of the properties and relations of magnitudes; the science and relations of...
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