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descriptivegeometry
descriptive geometry
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noun
1.
the theory of making projections of any accurately defined figure such that its projective as well as its metrical properties can be deduced from them.
2.
geometry in general, treated by means of projections.
Origin:
1815–25
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descriptive geometry
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n
the study of the projection of threedimensional figures onto a plane surface
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