geometric

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin geōmetricus, from Ancient Greek γεωμετρικός (geōmetrikós).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˌdʒiː.əʊˈmɛt.ɹɪk/, /ˌdʒi.əˈmɛt.ɹɪk/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˌdʒi.oʊˈmɛt.ɹɪk/, /ˌdʒi.əˈmɛt.ɹɪk/

Adjective[edit]

geometric (comparative more geometric, superlative most geometric)

  1. Of, or relating to geometry.
    • The architect used geometric techniques to design her home.
  2. increasing or decreasing in a geometric progression.
    • Bacteria exhibit geometric increase in numbers when the environment is not limiting.
  3. Using simple shapes such as circles, triangles and lines in a decorative object.
    • The building's profile was strikingly geometric.

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