# Euclidean distance definition

• noun:
• The distance between two things thought as the square root of amount of the squares of this differences when considering the matching coordinates of the points; as an example, in two-dimensional Euclidean geometry, the Euclidean distance between two things a = (ax, ay) and b = (bx, by) is defined as:

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