- geometric 1620s, shortened form of GEOMETRICAL (Cf. geometrical). As a style of ancient Greek pottery and associated culture, 1902.
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geometric — GEOMÉTRIC, Ă, geometrici, ce, adj. 1. Care aparţine geometriei, privitor la geometrie. ♢ Loc geometric = totalitatea punctelor dintr un spaţiu definite printr o proprietate comună. Medie geometrică = rădăcina pătrată extrasă din produsul a două… … Dicționar Român
Geometric — Ge o*met ric, Geometrical Ge o*met ric*al, a. [L. geometricus; Gr. ?: cf. F. g[ e]om[ e]trique.] 1. Pertaining to, or according to the rules or principles of, geometry; determined by geometry; as, a geometrical solution of a problem. [1913… … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
geometric — geometric, geometrical As with the preceding words, the longer form is about a century older than the shorter one (1552 and 1630 respectively). In this case, the shorter form is dominant in fixed collocations in BrE (geometric mean, geometric… … Modern English usage
geometric — [jē΄ə me′trik] adj. [L geometricus < Gr geōmetrikos] 1. of or according to geometry 2. characterized by or using straight lines, triangles, circles, or similar regular shapes or forms [a geometric pattern]: Also geometrical n. a geometric… … English World dictionary
geometric — UK [ˌdʒiːəˈmetrɪk] / US [ˌdʒɪəˈmetrɪk] or geometrical UK [ˌdʒiːəˈmetrɪk(ə)l] / US [ˌdʒɪəˈmetrɪk(ə)l] adjective 1) maths relating to the methods and principles of geometry 2) relating to simple shapes, especially when these form regular patterns… … English dictionary
geometric — [ˌdʒiːəˈmetrɪk] or geometrical [ˌdʒiːəˈmetrɪk(ə)l] adj 1) relating to geometry 2) relating to simple or regular shapes … Dictionary for writing and speaking English
geometric — ► ADJECTIVE 1) relating to geometry. 2) (of a design) characterized by or decorated with regular lines and shapes. DERIVATIVES geometrical adjective geometrically adverb … English terms dictionary
geometric — or geometrical 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… … New Collegiate Dictionary
geometric — adj. (also geometrical) 1 of, according to, or like geometry. 2 (of a design, architectural feature, etc.) characterized by or decorated with regular lines and shapes. Phrases and idioms: geometric mean the central number in a geometric… … Useful english dictionary
geometric — geometrically, adv. /jee euh me trik/, adj. 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… … Universalium