geometric construction

geometric construction

[¦jē·ə¦me·trik kən′strək·shən]
(engineering)
Construction that employs only straightedge and compasses or is carried out by drawing only straight lines and circles.
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Visitors to the Brancott Estate Heritage Centre will be able to visit the installation, which will provide a unique venue for wine tastings and events, and witness its complex geometric construction from all angles.
The geometric construction that he used in his proof is now referred to as Kurschak's tile.
Kapitzki's original poster (not reproduced anywhere in the show) features the same geometric construction in different colors, but a far more didactic text.
Regarded as the world's original geometric construction product and a quality educational resource in mathematics, Polydron will highlight the importance of using dimensional geometry, prisms, cuboids and pyramids in developing creativity, aiding problem solving abilities and enhancing the manipulative skills of students.
The total reproduction of a geometric construction requires at least two images followed by their exclusively mental combination.
On the left I have summarised the traditional geometric construction that illustrates the inequality relating the arithmetic, geometric and harmonic means of two positive real numbers.
A much-lamented deployment of geometric construction emerged in the previously discussed Lochner era, during which the judiciary, while taking a more limited approach to rights construction than would be suggested by libertarianism, nevertheless did not confine its understanding of the fundamental aspects of "life," "liberty," and "property" to the enumeration found in the Bill of Rights.
There is a special focus on geometric construction, physical intuition, linear-algebraic concepts, and vector notation.
The guide includes photographs of the author's work worldwide, guide patterns, and information on geometric construction methods.
Along the way, he invented a new geometric construction that may turn out to be useful in other mathematical areas.

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