(376) Geometria

Reference work entry

Discovered 1893 Sept. 18 by A. Charlois at Nice.

The Latin word originally means “to measure the Earth”. It concerns a branch of mathematics that deals with the measurement, properties and relationships of points, lines, angles, surfaces, and solids. (H 41)

See also the remarks to planet  (356).

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