# geometrize

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## ge·om·e·trize

(jē-ŏm′ĭ-trīz′)
v. ge·om·e·trized, ge·om·e·triz·ing, ge·om·e·triz·es
v.intr.
1. To study geometry.
2. To apply the methods of geometry.
v.tr.
1. To present in geometric form.
2. To bring into conformance with the laws and principles of geometry.

## geometrize

(dʒɪˈɒmɪˌtraɪz) or

## geometrise

vb
1. (Mathematics) to use or apply geometric methods or principles (to)
2. (Mathematics) (tr) to represent in geometric form
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## ge•om•e•trize

(dʒiˈɒm ɪˌtraɪz)

v. -trized, -triz•ing. v.i.
1. to work by geometric methods.
v.t.
2. to put into geometric form.
[1650–60]
ge•om`e•tri•za′tion, n.

## geometrize

Past participle: geometrized
Gerund: geometrizing

Imperative
geometrize
geometrize
Present
I geometrize
you geometrize
he/she/it geometrizes
we geometrize
you geometrize
they geometrize
Preterite
I geometrized
you geometrized
he/she/it geometrized
we geometrized
you geometrized
they geometrized
Present Continuous
I am geometrizing
you are geometrizing
he/she/it is geometrizing
we are geometrizing
you are geometrizing
they are geometrizing
Present Perfect
I have geometrized
you have geometrized
he/she/it has geometrized
we have geometrized
you have geometrized
they have geometrized
Past Continuous
I was geometrizing
you were geometrizing
he/she/it was geometrizing
we were geometrizing
you were geometrizing
they were geometrizing
Past Perfect
Future
I will geometrize
you will geometrize
he/she/it will geometrize
we will geometrize
you will geometrize
they will geometrize
Future Perfect
I will have geometrized
you will have geometrized
he/she/it will have geometrized
we will have geometrized
you will have geometrized
they will have geometrized
Future Continuous
I will be geometrizing
you will be geometrizing
he/she/it will be geometrizing
we will be geometrizing
you will be geometrizing
they will be geometrizing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been geometrizing
you have been geometrizing
he/she/it has been geometrizing
we have been geometrizing
you have been geometrizing
they have been geometrizing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been geometrizing
you will have been geometrizing
he/she/it will have been geometrizing
we will have been geometrizing
you will have been geometrizing
they will have been geometrizing
Past Perfect Continuous
Conditional
I would geometrize
you would geometrize
he/she/it would geometrize
we would geometrize
you would geometrize
they would geometrize
Past Conditional
I would have geometrized
you would have geometrized
he/she/it would have geometrized
we would have geometrized
you would have geometrized
they would have geometrized
Collins English Verb Tables © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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Immediately after motivating his theory with the microscopic syphunculi, he does away with them, geometrizing the theory using Euclid's Definition 5 of Book 5.
Torsion, however, accounts for gravitation not by geometrizing the interaction but by acting as a force [40, 41].
It would seem, then, that Wordsworth's use of notational terms to signal depth and progress of feeling has the effect of geometrizing his account of the topographical tour, and thus of elevating the physical places of his journey into symbolic locations in his larger spiritual and poetic journey.
In geometrizing microspin phenomena, we emphasize that the initial microspin variables are not to be freely chosen to be included in the so-called elasticity scalar functional of the space-time continuum which is equivalent to a Lagrangian density.
Jonke had learned well from his fictional works about imaginary composers how to stay free of all "geometrizing" authorial intrusion and let the material develop on its own terms.
The effort to make "art" while "geometrizing," that is, by giving reasoned support less perishable than the impulse of the moment, and hence more serious, more worthy of the fierce fight which the human intelligence wages in all the other domains--all those efforts have led to a sort of abstraction and formalization of the musical compositional act.
The idea of the cube first entered the discussion when Matisse observed that Braque had submitted, to the Salon d'Automne of 1908, "a painting made of small cubes." The "small cubes" were in fact houses in a painting Braque made of a village in southern France; and though it scarcely seems an act of geometrizing will to represent a village as an aggregation of loosely cubic forms like blocks spilling down a slope, the effect was unusual enough to impress Matisse.
It is the belief that analytical geometry alone is able to provide the profoundest description of the complexity and harmony of our structured Universe that has led generations of mathematicians and physicists to undertake the task of geometrizing the apparently systematic laws of Nature.
The title of Maugham's The Circle expresses the moral geometrizing of drawing-room comedy in a nutshell.
But Mondrian's geometrizing arises out of different passions from Tatlin's, Moholy-Nagy's forms arise out of a different theoretical atmosphere from those of Sol Lewitt, Kandinsky's out of a conception of spirit alien to van doesburg.
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