homaloid

Homaloid

Hom"a*loid\ (h[o^]m"[.a]*loid), Homaloidal \Hom`a*loid"al\ (-loid"al), a. [Gr. "omalo`s even + -oid.] (Geom.) Flat; even; -- a term applied to surfaces and to spaces, whether real or imagined, in which the definitions, axioms, and postulates of Euclid respecting parallel straight lines are assumed to hold true.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, © 1996, 1998 MICRA, Inc.
Cite This Source
Explore Dictionary.com
Previous Definition: homalographic
Next Definition: homans' sign
Words Near: homaloid
More from Thesaurus.com
Synonyms and Antonyms for homaloid
More from Reference.com
Search for articles containing homaloid
More from Dictionary.com Translator
Dictionary.com Word FAQs

Dictionary.com presents 366 FAQs, incorporating some of the frequently asked questions from the past with newer queries.

Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature