Euclid (d; Εὐκλείδης Eukleidēs; fl. 300 BC), also known as Euclid of Alexandria, was a Greek mathematician, often referred to as the `Father of Geometry`. He was active in Alexandria during the reign of Ptolemy I (323–283 BC). His Elements is one of the most influential works in the history of mathematics, serving as the main textbo.....

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• (n.) A Greek geometer of the 3d century b. c.; also, his treatise on geometry, and hence, the principles of geometry, in general.

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*noun* Greek geometer (3rd century BC)

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*[programming language]* Euclid is an imperative programming language for writing verifiable programs. It was designed by Butler Lampson and associates at the Xerox PARC lab in the mid-1970s. The implementation was led by Ric Holt at the University of Toronto and James Cordy was the principal programmer for the first implementation of the com...

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*[spacecraft]* Euclid (named after the ancient Greek mathematician Euclid of Alexandria, the `Father of Geometry`), is a space mission currently under development by the European Space Agency (ESA). The objective of Euclid is to better understand the geometry of dark energy and dark matter by accurately measuring the acceleration of the unive...

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**Eu'clid** * noun* A Greek geometer of the 3d century

__ b. c.__ ; also, his treatise on geometry, and hence, the principles of geometry, in general.

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city, Cuyahoga county, northeastern Ohio, U.S., on Lake Erie, just northeast of Cleveland. The original township area was settled in 1797 and was ...

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Euclid (yOO'klid) , fl. 300 B.C., Greek mathematician. Little is known of his life other than the fact that he taught at Alexandria, being associated with the school that grew up there in the late 4th cent. B.C. He is famous for his Elements, a presentation in thirteen books of the geometry and ...

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Euclid was a Greek mathematician; he taught in Alexandria, circa 300 BC. There is evidence that he wrote a number of works, but they have been lost to us. His work, Elements, however, was found, the Arabian mathematicians having carefully preserved it for the rest of us, as western man struggled through his dark ages; it was translated from Arabic ...

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Euclid, city (1990 pop. 54,875), Cuyahoga co., NE Ohio, a suburb adjoining Cleveland, on Lake Erie; settled 1798, inc. 1848. Named for the famous Greek mathematician, the industrial city manufactures metal goods, electrical supplies and equipment, airplane and automobile parts, and machinery. The Na...

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Greek mathematician who wrote the

*Stoicheia/Elements* in 13 books, nine of which deal with plane and solid geometry and four with number theory. His great achievement lay in the systematic arrangement of previous mathematical discoveries and a methodology based on axioms, definitions, and theorems. Euclid's works, and the ...

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mathematician; his famous text, which writes the laws of geometry, is his Stoicheion or Elements that was published in 300 BCE.

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*n]* - Greek geometer (3rd century BC)

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