Definitions for euclideanyuˈklɪd i ən
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
Eu•clid•e•anyuˈklɪd i ən(adj.)
of or pertaining to Euclid, or adopting his postulates.
Origin of Euclidean:
1650–60; < L Euclīdē(us) of Euclid (< Gk Eukleídeios) + -an1
relating to geometry as developed by Euclid
Adhering to the principles of traditional geometry, in which parallel lines are equidistant.
Of or relating to Euclid's Elements, especially to Euclidean geometry.
Origin: Named after Euclid, who established the principles of plane geometry.
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