plane geometry

Math.the geometry of figures whose parts all lie in one plane.[174050]
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Plane geometry — Plane Plane, a. [L. planus: cf. F. plan. See {Plan}, a.] Without elevations or depressions; even; level; flat; lying in, or constituting, a plane; as, a plane surface. [1913 Webster] Note: In science, this word (instead of plain) is almost… … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
plane geometry — n. the branch of geometry dealing with plane figures … English World dictionary
Plane geometry — In mathematics, plane geometry may mean:*geometry of a plane, *geometry of the Euclidean plane,or sometimes a plane is any flat surface that extends without end in all directions.*geometry of a projective plane, most commonly the real projective… … Wikipedia
plane geometry — noun the geometry of 2 dimensional figures • Topics: ↑mathematics, ↑math, ↑maths • Hypernyms: ↑geometry * * * noun : a branch of elementary geometry that deals with plane figures * * * Math. the geometry of figures whose parts all lie in one… … Useful english dictionary
plane geometry — plane′ geom′etry n. math. the geometry of figures whose parts all lie in one plane • Etymology: 1740–50 … From formal English to slang
plane geometry — plane ge.ometry n [U] the study of lines, shapes etc that are ↑two dimensional (=with measurements in only two directions, not three) … Dictionary of contemporary English
Plane (geometry) — Two intersecting planes in three dimensional space In mathematics, a plane is a flat, two dimensional surface. A plane is the two dimensional analogue of a point (zero dimensions), a line (one dimension) and a space (three dimensions). Planes can … Wikipedia
plane geometry — noun Date: 1747 a branch of elementary geometry that deals with plane figures … New Collegiate Dictionary
plane geometry — /pleɪn dʒiˈɒmətri/ (say playn jee omuhtree) noun the geometry of figures whose parts all lie in one plane … Australian English dictionary
plane geometry — field in geometry that deals with one dimensional figures … English contemporary dictionary