from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Of or relating to Euclid's geometric principles.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Adhering to the principles of traditional geometry, in which parallel lines are equidistant.
- adj. Of or relating to Euclid's Elements, especially to Euclidean geometry.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Of or pertaining to Euclid, an illustrious Greek mathematician (who lived about 300 b. c.), the author of the “Elements of Geometry,” which has been the chief text-book of this subject down to recent times, and is still much used in England.
- Of or pertaining to Euclid, or Eukleides, Arch on Eponymos of Athens for the year 403 b. c.
- Also spelled Eukleidean.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. relating to geometry as developed by Euclid
Named after Euclid, who established the principles of plane geometry. (Wiktionary)