solid geometry

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solid geometry

the branch of geometry concerned with the properties of three-dimensional geometric figures

Solid Geometry

 

the branch of elementary geometry that studies three-dimensional figures. Plane geometry, on the other hand, considers figures lying in the plane.

solid geometry

[¦säl·əd jē′äm·ə·trē]
(mathematics)
The geometric study of objects in three-dimensional space, such as spheres and polyhedrons.
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Sufficient evidence has accumulated, I think, to show that stereometry has a dynamic side--in so far as it is a result of the molecular factors that determine the relations of the parts to each other.
Other techniques used, such as ultrasonography and computerized stereometry, may provide a more accurate measurement.
In the Republic and the Laws, the science of depth, stereometry, serves as the final mathematical propaedeutic for philosophy.