Definition of geometric
2 capitalized : of or relating to a style of ancient Greek pottery characterized by geometric decorative motifs (see motif 2)
3a : using straight or curved lines in designs or outlinesb : of or relating to art based on simple geometric shapes (such as straight lines, circles, or squares) geometric abstractions
geometricallyplay \ˌjē-ə-ˈme-tri-k(ə-)lē\ adverb
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The Universe is a fractal running on a math equation that loops endlessly in on itself, a masterpiece of geometric patterns with no beginning and no end, and in this realization there is great freedom.
The emergence of abstract, geometric and conceptual art changed the way the West views visual fine arts — and some of that seismic transformation can be laid at the feet of one man: Marcel Duchamp.
That has worried some education experts and frightened those parents who believe that children of that age should be playing with blocks, not sitting still as a teacher explains a shape’s geometric characteristics.
Following the censorship of her work, in 1945, Rama eschewed figuration for years, aligning herself with the Concrete Art movement’s project of geometric abstraction.
A case in point is his piece in the Christie's sale: an abstract yet geometric gem suite (expected to sell for $25,000-38,000) that offers an explosion of color through its use of green tourmaline, rubies, sapphires, diamonds and gold.
Carbon fiber can be shaped into complex geometric designs because it's cut to a specific shape as a cloth and strengthened by curing at a high temperature.
Her sculptures are two large heads made from geometric shapes cut from corten steel — a material that weathers and rusts to a certain point but remains structurally sound.
In an article appearing in Science this week, physicists from Harvard and Princeton report that some of the girih were created using sets of geometric tiles.
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GEOMETRIC Defined for Kids
Definition of geometric for Students
1 : of or relating to geometry geometric figures
2 : consisting of points, lines, and angles
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