Definition of geometric adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˌdʒiːəˈmetrɪk//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌdʒiːəˈmetrɪk//
(less frequent geometrical
BrE BrE//ˌdʒiːəˈmetrɪkl//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌdʒiːəˈmetrɪkl//
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of geometry; of or like the lines, shapes, etc. used in geometry, especially because of having regular shapes or lines a geometric design Word Originmid 17th cent.: via French from Latin geometricus, from Greek geōmetrikos, from geōmetrēs, from ‘earth’ + metrēs ‘measurer’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: geometric