Etymology
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geometric (adj.)

1620s, "pertaining to geometry," shortened form of geometrical (q.v.). In reference to a style of ancient Greek pottery decoration characterized by straight lines and angles, and the associated culture, 1902.

updated on February 26, 2015

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Definitions of geometric from WordNet

geometric (adj.)
characterized by simple geometric forms in design and decoration;
a buffalo hide painted with red and black geometric designs
Synonyms: geometrical
geometric (adj.)
of or relating to or determined by geometry;
Synonyms: geometrical
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