geometric
Pronunciation
  • (British) IPA: /ˌdʒiː.əʊˈmɛt.ɹɪk/, /ˌdʒi.əˈmɛt.ɹɪk/
  • (America) IPA: /ˌdʒi.oʊˈmɛt.ɹɪk/, /ˌdʒi.əˈmɛt.ɹɪk/
Adjective

geometric

  1. Of or relating to geometry.
    The architect used geometric techniques to design her home.
    • 1662, [Samuel Butler], “[The First Part of Hudibras]”, in Hudibras. The First and Second Parts. […], London: Printed by T[homas] N[ewcomb] for John Martyn and Henry Herringman, […], published 1678, OCLC 890163163 ↗; republished in A[lfred] R[ayney] Waller, editor, Hudibras: Written in the Time of the Late Wars, Cambridge: At the University Press, 1905, OCLC 963614346 ↗, page 6 ↗:
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  2. Increasing or decreasing in a geometric progression.
    Bacteria exhibit geometric increase in numbers when the environment is not limiting.
  3. Using simple shapes such as circles, triangles and lines in a decorative object.
    The building's profile was strikingly geometric.
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