non-Eu|clid|e|an

non-Eu|clid|e|an
non-Eu|clid|e|an «NON yoo KLIHD ee uhn», adjective.
of, based upon, or in accordance with certain postulates that differ from those of Euclid's geometry, such as the Euclidean postulate that through a given point not on a straight line, only one straight line may be drawn that is parallel to the given line: »

Non-Euclidean geometry contributed much to the theory of relativity (Howard W. Eves).


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