
ge·om·e·try
geometry
 pronunciation:
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part of speech: 
noun 
inflections: 
geometries 
definition 1: 
the area of mathematics concerned with the study of shapes and objects. Geometry deals with the measurement and relation of angles, points, lines, planes, and solid figures.

definition 2: 
the shape, arrangement, or design of an object.
He studied the geometry of the snowflake that fell on his jacket. 
Word Parts
The word geometry
contains the following parts:
geo
Greek
root
that means earth
Example words:
 synonyms:
 terr, terra
metr, meter, metry
Greek
root
that means measure
Example words:
accelerometer, altimeter, ametropia, ammeter, anemometer, aneroid barometer, anthropometry, asymmetry, audiometer, barometer, biometrics, calorimeter, centimeter, chronometer, clinometer, cliometrics, craniometry, cryometer, cyclometer, decameter, decimeter, dekameter, diameter, dosimeter, dynamometer, econometrics, electrometer, fluorometer, galvanometer, geometric progression, geometry, goniometer, gravimeter, hectometer, hemacytometer, hemocytometer, heptameter, hexameter, hydrometer, hypermetropia, inclinometer, interferometer, isometric, lysimeter, magnetometer, manometer, meter, metrics, metronome, micrometer, nanometer, odometer, ohmmeter, optometry, parameter, pedometer, pentameter, perimeter, photometer, photometry, planimeter, polarimeter, potentiometer, pyrometer, radiometer, saccharimeter, saccharometer, salimeter, salinometer, spectrometer, speedometer, sphygmomanometer, symmetry, tachometer, taximeter, telemetry, tetrameter, thermometer, tonometer, trigonometry, trimeter, turbidimeter, variometer, voltammeter, voltmeter, wattmeter

