Meaning of GEOMETRIC in English



Pronunciation: ˌ j ē - ə - ' me-trik

Variant: or geo · met · ri · cal \ - ' me-tri-k ə l \

Function: adjective

Date: 14th century

1 a : of, relating to, or according to the methods or principles of geometry b : increasing in a geometric progression < geometric population growth>

2 capitalized : of or relating to a style of ancient Greek pottery characterized by geometric decorative motifs

3 a : utilizing rectilinear or simple curvilinear motifs or outlines in design b : of or relating to art based on simple geometric shapes (as straight lines, circles, or squares) < geometric abstractions>

– geo · met · ri · cal · ly \ -tri-k( ə -)l ē \ adverb

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