Meaning | (mathematics) any of five axioms that are generally recognized as the basis for Euclidean geometry. |
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Synonyms | Euclid's postulate, Euclidean axiom |
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Category | mathematics, math, maths | A science (or group of related sciences) dealing with the logic / logic of quantity and shape and arrangement |
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Narrower | Euclid's fifth axiom, parallel axiom | Only one line can be drawn through a point parallel to another line |
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Euclid's first axiom | A straight line can be drawn between any two points |

Euclid's fourth axiom | All right angles are equal |

Euclid's second axiom | Any terminated straight line can be projected indefinitely |

Euclid's third axiom | A circle with any radius can be drawn around any point |

Broader | axiom | (logic) a proposition that is not susceptible of proof or disproof |
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