Definition/Meaning | Word/Phrase |
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perpendicular distance from the base of a geometric figure to opposite vertex (or side if parallel) | altitude |

use of algebra to study geometric properties; operates on symbols defined in a coordinate system | analytical geometry , analytic geometry , coordinate geometry |

art movement with geometric forms and strong outlines | art deco |

style of design that was popular in the 1920s and 1930s; marked by stylized forms and geometric designs adapted to mass production | art deco , deco |

bottom side of a geometric figure from which the altitude can be constructed | base |

3-dimensional geometric arrangement of the atoms or molecules or ions composing a crystal | Bravais lattice , crystal lattice , space lattice |

geometric shape | cone , diamond |

geometric figures coinciding exactly | congruent |

geometric figure etc. used to solve problem | construction |

center, not situated at or in the geometric | eccentric |

(mathematics) a geometric pattern that is repeated at every scale and so cannot be represented by classical geometry | fractal |

geometric progression written as a sum | geometric series |

geometric figure | hyperbola |

curve on geometric graph | hyperbola , parabola |

point or set of points common to two or more geometric configurations | intersection |

any of various geometric designs (usually circular) symbolizing the universe; used chiefly in Hinduism and Buddhism as an aid to meditation | mandala |

geometric quantity measurement | mensuration |

geometric element that has position but no extension | point |

geometric line | secant |

any artifact having a shape similar to a plane geometric figure with four equal sides and four right angles | square |

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