geometric

[jee-uh-me-trik]
adjective Also, geometrical.
1.
of or pertaining to geometry or to the principles of geometry.
2.
resembling or employing the simple rectilinear or curvilinear lines or figures used in geometry.
3.
of or pertaining to painting, sculpture, or ornamentation of predominantly geometric characteristics.
4.
(often initial capital letter) Fine Arts.
a.
pertaining to or designating a style of vase painting developed in Greece between the 10th and 8th centuries b.c., characterized chiefly by rectilinear or curvilinear shapes in abstract and human figuration, often arranged in tiers or panels around the vase.
b.
designating a style of Greek sculpture of approximately the same period, exemplified chiefly in small figurines or reliefs having a schematic and generalized treatment of the human form.
noun
5.
a geometric pattern, design, etc.: an ornate and handsome geometric.

Origin:
1620–30; < Latin geōmetricus < Greek geōmetrikós, equivalent to geométr(ēs) (see geometer) + -ikos -ic

geometrically, adverb
nongeometric, adjective
nongeometrical, adjective
nongeometrically, adverb
semigeometric, adjective
semigeometrical, adjective
semigeometrically, adverb
subgeometric, adjective
subgeometrical, adjective
subgeometrically, adverb
ungeometric, adjective
ungeometrical, adjective
ungeometrically, adverb
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geometric or geometrical (ˌdʒɪəˈmɛtrɪk)
 
adj
1.  of, relating to, or following the methods and principles of geometry
2.  consisting of, formed by, or characterized by points, lines, curves, or surfaces: a geometric figure
3.  (of design or ornamentation) composed predominantly of simple geometric forms, such as circles, rectangles, triangles, etc
 
geometrical or geometrical
 
adj
 
geo'metrically or geometrical
 
adv

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Example sentences
If somebody would recompute these as geometric mean annual returns, it would be
  useful.
In an impossible figure, seemingly real objects-or parts of objects-form
  geometric relations that physically cannot happen.
Geometric steppingstones crossing a small pool give the illusion of walking on
  water.
It is an inescapable truth of mathematics that any geometric progression will
  overtake any arithmetic one given enough time.
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