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 (jē′ə-mĕt′rĭk) also ge·o·met·ri·cal (-rĭ-kəl)
a. Of or relating to geometry and its methods and principles.
b. Increasing or decreasing in a geometric progression.
2. Using simple geometric forms such as circles and squares in design and decoration.
3. Of or relating to properties in algebraic geometry involving algebraically closed fields.

ge′o·met′ri·cal·ly adv.


(ˌdʒɪəˈmɛtrɪk) or


1. (Mathematics) of, relating to, or following the methods and principles of geometry
2. (Mathematics) consisting of, formed by, or characterized by points, lines, curves, or surfaces: a geometric figure.
3. (Art Terms) (of design or ornamentation) composed predominantly of simple geometric forms, such as circles, rectangles, triangles, etc
ˌgeoˈmetrically adv


(ˌdʒi əˈmɛ trɪk)

adj. Also, ge`o•met′ri•cal.
1. of or pertaining to geometry or to its principles.
2. resembling, employing, or characterized by the simple rectilinear or curvilinear lines or figures used in geometry.
3. Often, geometrics. a geometric pattern, design, etc.
[1620–30; < Latin < Greek]
ge`o•met′ri•cal•ly, adv.


1. (') A unit of measure for plane angles. 1' = 1⁄60°.
2. (") A measure of plane angle equal to 1⁄360°.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.geometric - characterized by simple geometric forms in design and decoration; "a buffalo hide painted with red and black geometric designs"
beaux arts, fine arts - the study and creation of visual works of art
nonrepresentational - of or relating to a style of art in which objects do not resemble those known in physical nature
2.geometric - of or relating to or determined by geometry


[dʒɪəˈmetrɪk] ADJgeométrico


[ˌdʒiːəˈmɛtrɪk] geometrical [ˌdʒiːəˈmetrɪkəl] adj [pattern, shape, design] → géométrique




(dʒiˈomətri) noun
a branch of mathematics dealing with the study of lines, angles etc. He is studying geometry.
geometric(al) (dʒiəˈmetrik(əl)) adjective
made up of lines, circles etc and with a regular shape. a geometrical design on wallpaper.
ˌgeoˈmetrically adverb
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