2) affine geometry. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001 ...affine geometry, see geometry....

3) affined. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000. ...1. Linked by a close relationship. 2. Beholden to another; bound. French affine, from Old French affin, closely related, from Latin affnis, related by marriage :...

4) geometry. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001 ...are valid for both Euclidean and non-Euclidean geometry. Another type of geometry, called affine geometry, includes Euclid's parallel postulate but disregards two...

5) Birkhoff, Garrett. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001 ...and showed how a number of subjects, e.g., Boolean algebra, projective geometry, and affine geometry, could be treated as special types of lattices. His text A Survey...