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solid geometry

noun
1.
the geometry of solid figures; geometry of three dimensions.
Origin of solid geometry
1725-1735
1725-35
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  • The total for solid geometry is 79 propositions, or 178 for both plane and solid geometry.

    The Teaching of Geometry David Eugene Smith
  • solid geometry has not been generally required for entrance to any eastern college, although in the West this is not the case.

    The Teaching of Geometry David Eugene Smith
  • She had finished her second reading of Cicero, and reviewed all the originals in solid geometry.

  • And finally he asks that we look with favor upon the union of plane and solid geometry, and of algebra and geometry.

    The Teaching of Geometry David Eugene Smith
  • For solid geometry as a science we are also indebted to this sect of number-worshipers.

  • Indeed, it is desirable all through plane geometry to refer incidentally to solid geometry.

    The Teaching of Geometry David Eugene Smith
  • The proof is easy, and ought to occur in books on solid geometry.

    Pioneers of Science Oliver Lodge
  • This is also one of the basal propositions of solid geometry, and it has many applications in practical mensuration.

    The Teaching of Geometry David Eugene Smith
  • These crises are met at the beginning of the subject and at the beginning of solid geometry.

    The Teaching of Geometry David Eugene Smith
  • Appended to this Book, or more often to the course in solid geometry, is frequently found a proposition known as Euler's Theorem.

    The Teaching of Geometry David Eugene Smith
British Dictionary definitions for solid geometry

solid geometry

noun
1.
the branch of geometry concerned with the properties of three-dimensional geometric figures
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solid geometry in Science
solid geometry  
The branch of mathematics that deals with three-dimensional figures and surfaces.
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