**Analytical geometry** — Geometry Ge*om e*try, n.; pl. {Geometries}[F. g[ e]om[ e]trie, L. geometria, fr. Gr. ?, fr. ? to measure land; ge a, gh^, the earth + ? to measure. So called because one of its earliest and most important applications was to the measurement of… … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

**Analytical Geometry** — Mathematics Math e*mat ics, n. [F. math[ e]matiques, pl., L. mathematica, sing., Gr. ? (sc. ?) science. See {Mathematic}, and { ics}.] That science, or class of sciences, which treats of the exact relations existing between quantities or… … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

**analytical geometry** — noun the use of algebra to study geometric properties; operates on symbols defined in a coordinate system • Syn: ↑analytic geometry, ↑coordinate geometry • Topics: ↑mathematics, ↑math, ↑maths • Hypernyms: ↑ … Useful english dictionary

**analytical geometry** — /ænəˌlɪtɪkəl dʒiˈɒmətri/ (say anuh.litikuhl jee omuhtree) noun geometry treated by algebra, the position of any point being determined by numbers which are its coordinates with respect to a system of coordinates; coordinate geometry … Australian English dictionary

**analytical geometry** — noun geometry making use of coordinates … English new terms dictionary

**analytical** — adj. 1. of or pertaining to analysis (definition 2). [WordNet 1.5] 2. (Logic) of a proposition; necessarily true independent of fact or experience, such as all spinsters are unmarried . Opposite of {synthetic}. Also See: {a priori}, {deductive,… … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

**Analytical table** — analytical analytical adj. 1. of or pertaining to analysis (definition 2). [WordNet 1.5] 2. (Logic) of a proposition; necessarily true independent of fact or experience, such as all spinsters are unmarried . Opposite of {synthetic}. Also See: {a… … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

**Geometry** — Ge*om e*try, n.; pl. {Geometries}[F. g[ e]om[ e]trie, L. geometria, fr. Gr. ?, fr. ? to measure land; ge a, gh^, the earth + ? to measure. So called because one of its earliest and most important applications was to the measurement of the earth s … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

**analytical** — adj. 1 using analytic methods. 2 Philol. using separate words instead of inflections (cf. SYNTHETIC). Phrases and idioms: analytical geometry geometry using coordinates. Derivatives: analytically adv … Useful english dictionary

**Geometry** — Mathematics Math e*mat ics, n. [F. math[ e]matiques, pl., L. mathematica, sing., Gr. ? (sc. ?) science. See {Mathematic}, and { ics}.] That science, or class of sciences, which treats of the exact relations existing between quantities or… … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English