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# Search Results for: geometry

##### Geometry

Geometry Origin: f. Geometrie, L. Geometria, fr. Gr, fr. To measure land, the earth - to measure. So called because one of... Read More

##### Geometrical

Geometrical Pertaining to, or according to the rules or principles of, geometry; determined by geometry; as, a geometrical... Read More

##### Plane

Plane 1. To make smooth; to level; to pare off the inequalities of the surface of, as of a board or other piece of wood, by... Read More

##### Solid

solid 1. Having the constituent parts so compact, or so firmly adhering, as to resist the impression or penetration of other... Read More

##### Infinity

Infinity Origin: L. Infinitas; pref. In- not - finis boundary, limit, end: cf. F. Infinite. See Finite. 1. Unlimited extent... Read More

##### Descriptive

Descriptive Tending to describe; having the quality of representing; containing description; as, a descriptive figure; a... Read More

##### Pedal

pedal 1. (Science: marine biology, zoology) Of or pertaining to the foot, or to feet, literally or figuratively;... Read More

##### Transverse

transverse lying or being across, or in a crosswise direction; athwart; often opposed to longitudinal. (Science: geometry)... Read More

##### Tetrahedron

tetrahedron (Science: geometry) A solid figure inclosed or bounded by four triangles. In crystallography, the regular... Read More

##### Sphere

Sphere 1. (Science: geometry) A body or space contained under a single surface, which in every part is equally distant from... Read More

##### Problem

problem 1. A question proposed for solution; a matter stated for examination or proof; hence, a matter difficult of solution... Read More

##### Wedge

wedge 1. To cleave or separate with a wedge or wedges, or as with a wedge; to rive. My heart, as wedged with a sigh, would... Read More

##### Joins

Join (Science: geometry) The line joining two points; the point common to two intersecting... Read More

##### Ellipse

Ellipse 1. (Science: geometry) An oval or oblong figure, bounded by a regular curve, which corresponds to an oblique... Read More

##### Indivisible

Indivisible 1. Not divisible; incapable of being divided, separated, or broken; not separable into parts. One indivisible... Read More

##### Umbilicus

umbilicus 1. (Science: anatomy) The depression, or mark, in the median line of the abdomen, which indicates the point where... Read More

##### Globular

Globular Globe-shaped; having the form of a ball or sphere; spherical, or nearly so; as, globular atoms. Globular chart, a... Read More

##### Triangle

triangle 1. (Science: geometry) A figure bounded by three lines, and containing three angles. A triangle is either plane,... Read More

##### Inverse

Inverse 1. Opposite in order, relation, or effect; reversed; inverted; reciprocal; opposed to direct. 2. (Science: botany)... Read More

##### Postulate

postulate 1. Something demanded or asserted; especially, a position or supposition assumed without proof, or one which is... Read More

##### Foliate

Foliate 1. To beat into a leaf, or thin plate. 2. To spread over with a thin coat of tin and quicksilver; as, to foliate a... Read More

##### Inscribe

Inscribe 1. To write or engrave; to mark down as something to be read; to imprint. Inscribe a verse on this relenting stone.... Read More

##### Patagonichnus : a new trace fossil from the Miocene of Patagonia. A probable fodinichnion of gregarious polychaetes

Patagonichnus : a new trace fossil from the Miocene of Patagonia. A probable fodinichnion of gregarious polychaetes Eduardo... Read More

##### Secants

secant 1. (Science: geometry) A line that cuts another; especially, a straight line cutting a curve in two or more... Read More

##### Hyperbola

Hyperbola (Science: geometry) a curve formed by a section of a cone, when the cutting plane makes a greater angle with the... Read More

##### Hydrogen bond

Definition noun plural: hydrogen bonds A type of chemical bond that is formed when the slightly positive hydrogen atom of... Read More

##### Microscopic section

microscopic section --> section 1. The act of cutting, or separation by cutting; as, the section of bodies. 2. A part... Read More

##### Tensor

tensor 1. (Science: anatomy) A muscle that stretches a part, or renders it tense. 2. (Science: geometry) The ratio of one... Read More

##### Parabola

parabola Origin: NL, fr. Gr.; so called because its axis is parallel to the side of the cone. See Parable, and cf.... Read More

##### Icosahedral

Icosahedral (Science: geometry) Having twenty equal sides or faces. See:... Read More

##### Sector

sector 1. (Science: geometry) A part of a circle comprehended between two radii and the included arc. 2. A mathematical... Read More

##### Abscissa

Abscissa (Science: geometry) One of the elements of reference by which a point, as of a curve, is referred to a system of... Read More

##### Folium

Folium Origin: L, a leaf. 1. A leaf, especially. A thin leaf or plate. 2. (Science: geometry) a curve of the third order,... Read More

##### Trapezoid

trapezoid 1. (Science: geometry) A plane four-sided figure, having two sides parallel to each other. 2. (Science: anatomy) A... Read More

##### Bisect

Bisect 1. To cut or divide into two parts. 2. (Science: geometry) to divide into two equal parts. Origin: L. Bis twice -... Read More

##### Ellipsis

Ellipsis Origin: L, fr. Gr. A leaving, defect, fr. To leave in fall short; in - to leave. See in, and Loan, and cf.... Read More

##### Frustum

Frustum Origin: L. Fruslum piece, bit. 1. (Science: geometry) The part of a solid next the base, formed by cutting Off the,... Read More

##### Rectangles

rectangle (Science: geometry) A four-sided figure having only right angles; a right-angled parallelogram. As the area of a... Read More

##### Kite

Kite 1. (Science: ornithology) Any raptorial bird of the subfamily Milvinae, of which many species are known. They have long... Read More

##### Pencils

pencil 1. A small, fine brush of hair or bristles used by painters for laying on colours. With subtile pencil depainted was... Read More