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parallel postulate
noun
,
Geometry
1.
the axiom in Euclidean geometry that only one line can be drawn through a given point so that the line is parallel to a given line that does not contain the point.
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Also called
parallel axiom
.
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parallel postulate
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parallel postulate
See under
Euclidean
.
The American Heritage® Science Dictionary
Copyright © 2002. Published by Houghton Mifflin. All rights reserved.
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