geometrics

plural noun
geo·​met·​rics | \ ˌjē-ə-ˈme-triks How to pronounce geometrics (audio) \

Definition of geometrics

: decorative patterns or designs based on geometric shapes

First Known Use of geometrics

1977, in the meaning defined above

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“Geometrics.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/geometrics. Accessed 16 Feb. 2020.

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