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

Examples of geometrics in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Annie Selke carries dozens of patterns, from sober neutrals to giddy geometrics. New York Times, 2 June 2022 Her San Diego colleague, Susan Wintersteen, uses geometrics to add artistic interest in her projects. Jamie Gold, Forbes, 12 Apr. 2022 Yves Saint Laurent, who died in 2008, was said to be devoted to the famed 1920s artistic movement that combined modern geometrics with rich materials. Thomas Adamson, USA TODAY, 1 Mar. 2022 The special effects that superimpose the three protagonists on one screen are fussy, literal, and the overhead geometrics are embarrassed and noncommittal. Richard Brody, The New Yorker, 25 Feb. 2022 Among the new designs: distinctive lighting fixtures and furniture from the 1940s, wallpaper with geometrics and banana leaves much of it in olive green, and bold patterns in marble floors. Laurie Werner, Forbes, 7 Dec. 2021 Think stripes, florals and geometrics pulled together by one hue. Marissa Hermanson Special To The Washington Post, Star Tribune, 7 May 2021 Think stripes, florals and geometrics pulled together by one hue. Marissa Hermanson Special To The Washington Post, Star Tribune, 7 May 2021 Think stripes, florals and geometrics pulled together by one hue. Marissa Hermanson Special To The Washington Post, Star Tribune, 7 May 2021 See More

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First Known Use of geometrics

1977, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of geometrics was in 1977

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Dictionary Entries Near geometrics

geometric progression

geometrics

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Last Updated

13 Jun 2022

Cite this Entry

“Geometrics.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/geometrics. Accessed 30 Jun. 2022.

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