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.
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Neymar restored order in the 28th minute with a goal of geometrical precision, hit low into the right corner of the Croatian goal.Brazil Slips Past Croatia, Thanks to Yuichi Nishimura|Tunku Varadarajan|June 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Solar reflections, showing geometrical figures on our vast plains, prove to you that we exist.Urania|Camille Flammarion
The urns themselves are of clay, somewhat badly baked, and bear geometrical patterns applied with a punch.
Floral, geometrical, and conventionalized designs are discussed under the headings “Samar mats” and “Special designs.”Philippine Mats|Hugo H. Miller
And on this ground he infers that geometrical figures really exist, because they can be distinctly conceived.A System of Logic: Ratiocinative and Inductive|John Stuart Mill
They are of various forms, mostly geometrical figures upon a vast scale—miles in extent.The Devil-Tree of El Dorado|Frank Aubrey