# Geometrical

[jee-uh-me-trik] /ˌdʒi əˈmɛ trɪk/

**adjective**, Also, geometrical

1.

of or relating to geometry or to the principles of geometry.

2.

resembling or employing the simple rectilinear or curvilinear lines or figures used in geometry.

3.

of or relating to painting, sculpture, or ornamentation of predominantly geometric characteristics.

4.

(often initial capital letter) Fine Arts.

**noun**

5.

a geometric pattern, design, etc.:

an ornate and handsome geometric.

/ˌdʒɪəˈmɛtrɪk/

**adjective**

1.

of, relating to, or following the methods and principles of geometry

2.

consisting of, formed by, or characterized by points, lines, curves, or surfaces: a geometric figure

3.

(of design or ornamentation) composed predominantly of simple geometric forms, such as circles, rectangles, triangles, etc

**adj.**

late 14c., from Latin geometricus “of geometry,” from geometria (see geometry) + -al. Opposed to arithmetical in ratio, proportion, etc., reflecting the fact that problems of multiplication formerly were dealt with by geometry, not arithmetic. Related: Geometrically.

**adj.**

1620s, shortened form of geometrical. As a style of ancient Greek pottery and associated culture, 1902.

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