[non-yoo-klid-ee-uh n] /ˌnɒn yuˈklɪd i ən/
differing from the postulates of Euclid or based upon postulates other than those of Euclid.
1874, from non- + Euclidean.
Relating to any of several modern geometries that are based on a set of postulates other than the set proposed by Euclid, especially one in which all of the postulates of Euclidean geometry hold except the parallel postulate. Compare Euclidean.
- Non-Euclidean geometry
noun 1. geometry based upon one or more postulates that differ from those of Euclid, especially from the postulate that only one line may be drawn through a given point parallel to a given line. noun 1. the branch of modern geometry in which certain axioms of Euclidean geometry are restated. It introduces fundamental changes […]
[ih-val-yoo-eyt] /ɪˈvæl yuˌeɪt/ verb (used with object), evaluated, evaluating. 1. to determine or set the or amount of; appraise: to evaluate property. 2. to judge or determine the significance, worth, or quality of; assess: to evaluate the results of an experiment. 3. Mathematics. to determine or calculate the numerical value of (a formula, function, relation, […]
[ee-van-jel-i-kuh l, ev-uh n-] /ˌi vænˈdʒɛl ɪ kəl, ˌɛv ən-/ adjective 1. Also, evangelic. pertaining to or in keeping with the gospel and its teachings. 2. belonging to or designating the Christian churches that emphasize the teachings and authority of the Scriptures, especially of the New Testament, in opposition to the institutional authority of the […]
[non-i-vent] /ˌnɒn ɪˈvɛnt/ noun 1. an or situation that is anticipated but does not occur or occurs with much less than the expected impact, especially one that has been widely publicized; anticlimax. 2. an occurrence of only superficial interest or content; a dull or insignificant occasion. /ˌnɒnɪˈvɛnt/ noun 1. a disappointing or insignificant occurrence, esp […]