geometric

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adjective geo·met·ric \ ˌjē-ə-ˈme-trik \
variants: or geometrical play \ˌjē-ə-ˈme-tri-kəl\

Definition of geometric

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 (see motif 2)
3 a :using straight or curved lines in designs or outlines
b :of or relating to art based on simple geometric shapes (such as straight lines, circles, or squares)
  • geometric abstractions

geometrically

play \ˌjē-ə-ˈme-tri-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

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GEOMETRIC Defined for Kids

geometric

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adjective geo·met·ric \ ˌjē-ə-ˈme-trik \

Definition of geometric for Students

1 :of or relating to geometry
  • geometric figures
2 :consisting of points, lines, and angles


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