adjective Also ge·o·met·ri·cal.
- pertaining to or designating a style of vase painting developed in Greece between the 10th and 8th centuries b.c., characterized chiefly by rectilinear or curvilinear shapes in abstract and human figuration, often arranged in tiers or panels around the vase.
- designating a style of Greek sculpture of approximately the same period, exemplified chiefly in small figurines or reliefs having a schematic and generalized treatment of the human form.
Origin of geometric
Examples from the Web for geometric
The pieces created a slight camouflage, utilizing lace, geometric patterns, and flowers to create an ultra light fabric.Valentino, Chanel, and Alexander McQueen at Paris Fashion Week|Liza Foreman|March 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Geometric forms line the wall and fill the room with a subtle scent of pine – hinting at the name.
Geometric prints take over EDUN's Spring/Summer 2014 collection.
Gone are the days of dresses adorned in miniature Kermit the Frogs and 3-D geometric cubes.
Chanel recently sent models down the runway with geometric, two-tone manicures.
As it bears clipping well, it was formerly much used in geometric gardening.
The single band has been broken up at D into geometric sections of pleasing length.Industrial Arts Design|William H. Varnum
There were on these cloths an enormous amount of decoration, representing many figures, both natural and geometric.The Swastika|Thomas Wilson
The borders usually consist of two or three stripes, on which is some geometric pattern.Oriental Rugs|Walter A. Hawley
It is, therefore, a fractural departure from any conceivable tridimensional direction, a geometric anomaly.The Mystery of Space|Robert T. Browne
British Dictionary definitions for geometric
Word Origin and History for geometric
1620s, shortened form of geometrical. As a style of ancient Greek pottery and associated culture, 1902.