pure geometry

pure geometry

[′pyu̇r jē′äm·ə·trē]
(mathematics)
Geometry studied from the standpoint of its axioms and postulates rather than its objects.
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We may climb into the thin and cold realm of pure geometry and lifeless science, or sink into that of sensation.
Stark's other contributions--Ruins, 2008; Amber Pyramid, 2005; and Rose Quartz Pyramid, 2005--float free of the body, across land and time, with the first offering Stonehenge on the horizon against a bubble-gum sky, while the latter two appeared as aerial views of pyramids, as if painted while hovering far overhead at the point where forms become pure geometry.
The plaza, a cool exercise in pure geometry has seen its fountain, inhabited by a Henry Moore sculpture, thoroughly subverted and reconceived, while a curving earthwork has been shoe-horned into the narrow space immediately to the north.
To take one of Kant's examples, in seeing a house, I cognize its outline as one figure composed of a plurality of parts, just as I would cognize the same figure in pure geometry.
added 11,800 square feet of entrance, rehearsal, and office space, all while preserving the pure geometry of the original building.
Also new from the company is the Ludlow Collection, created with simple designs which find their roots in the pure geometry of modernism.
THE CANVAS: The Connecticut River, a saltbox home for the 21st century, tall narrow views THE PALETTE: A streamlined bronze trough brings the sky to the ground, meticulously calibrated bluestone meets rustic stacked field stone THE MASTERPIECE: A contemporary frame for a national treasure, pure geometry
To test it, the UCLA scientists and their colleagues recently undertook an experiment in pure geometry.
Architectural photography is often criticised for omitting all traces of humanity, concentrating instead on capturing pure geometry, space and light.
By pure geometry, the actual eccentricity of the coupon will, in most cases, be worse than the view revealed in the mount.
In principle, by timing the delay between the same features in each quasar's light curve, astronomers can measure the path lengths by pure geometry, without relying on intermediate steps.
CADKEY Corporation will also highlight CADKEY's superior interoperability and its essential "collection" of features needed to achieve the highest level of data handling and compatibility: 1) an open hybrid modeling environment, 2) world class data translators, 3) core technology based on pure geometry, and 4) the most extensive set of design, edit, and validation tools in the PC-CAD industry.