Definitions for euclideanyuˈklɪd i ən

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

Eu•clid•e•anyuˈklɪd i ən(adj.)

or Eu•clid•i•an

  1. of or pertaining to Euclid, or adopting his postulates.

    Category: Math

Origin of Euclidean:

1650–60; < L Euclīdē(us) of Euclid (< Gk Eukleídeios) + -an1

Princeton's WordNet

  1. euclidian, euclidean(adj)

    relating to geometry as developed by Euclid

    "Euclidian geometry"

Wiktionary

  1. Euclidean(Adjective)

    Adhering to the principles of traditional geometry, in which parallel lines are equidistant.

  2. Euclidean(Adjective)

    Of or relating to Euclid's Elements, especially to Euclidean geometry.

  3. Origin: Named after Euclid, who established the principles of plane geometry.

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