 noneuclidean

adjective
Usage: often capitalized E
Date: 1872
not assuming or in accordance with all the postulates of Euclid's Elements <noneuclidean geometry>
New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.
New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.
nonEuclidean — 1874, from NON (Cf. non ) + EUCLIDEAN (Cf. Euclidean) … Etymology dictionary
nonEuclidean — [nän΄yo͞o klid′ē ən] adj. designating or of a geometry that rejects any of the postulates of Euclidean geometry, esp. the postulate that through a given point only one line can be drawn parallel to another line that does not contain the given… … English World dictionary
nonEuclidean — non Eu•clid•e•an [[t]ˌnɒn yuˈklɪd i ən[/t]] adj. cvb math. differing from the postulates of Euclid or based upon postulates other than those of Euclid: non Euclidean geometry[/ex] • Etymology: 1870–75 … From formal English to slang
nonEuclidean — adjective of, or relating to non Euclidean geometry … Wiktionary
nonEuclidean — adj. Non Euclidean is used with these nouns: ↑geometry … Collocations dictionary
nonEuclidean — /non yooh klid ee euhn/, adj. differing from the postulates of Euclid or based upon postulates other than those of Euclid. [1870 75] * * * … Universalium
nonEuclidean — /nɒn juˈklɪdiən/ (say non yooh klideeuhn) adjective not Euclidean … Australian English dictionary
nonEuclidean — adjective denoting systems of geometry that do not obey Euclidean postulates, especially that only one line through a given point can be parallel to a given line … English new terms dictionary
noneuclidean — adj. denying or going beyond Euclidean principles in geometry … Useful english dictionary
NonEuclidean geometry — Behavior of lines with a common perpendicular in each of the three types of geometry Non Euclidean geometry is the term used to refer to two specific geometries which are, loosely speaking, obtained by negating the Euclidean parallel postulate,… … Wikipedia