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**geometry** -

(1) [Euclidean geometry] The measures and properties of points, lines, and surfaces. In a GIS, geometry is used to represent the spatial component of geographic features.

(2) [mathematics] The branch of mathematics concerning points, lines, and polygons, and their properties and relationships.

[Category=Geospatial ]

*Source: esri, 30 April 2012 09:14:49, http://support.esri.com/en/knowledgebase/GISDictionary/term/abbreviation *

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