the branch of geometry that uses algebraic notation and analysis to locate a geometric point in terms of a coordinate system; coordinate geometry
analytical geometry: the representation of geometrical figures and their relations by algebraic equations.
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It was too much like analytical geometry and Calculus for the popular mind, or even for any but a few patient thinkers.
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analytical geometry originated with his investigation of the nature and origin of curves.
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- Analytical machine
analytical machine Analytical Engine
- Analytical philosophy
noun a school of philosophy which flourished in the first half of the 20th century and which sought to resolve philosophical problems by analysing the language in which they are expressed, esp in terms of formal logic as in Russell’s theory of descriptions Compare linguistic philosophy noun analytic philosophy; the attempt to resolve philosophical problems […]
- Analytical psychology
noun a school of psychoanalysis founded by Jung as a result of disagreements with Freud See also archetype, collective unconscious noun the theory of psychopathology and the practice of psychotherapy according to the principles of Carl Jung Usage Note psychology analytical psychology n. The theory and method of psychoanalysis developed by Carl Jung that emphasizes […]
- Analytical reagent
noun a chemical compound of a known high standard of purity