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 geometrical
Contemporary Examples of geometrical
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
June 12, 2014
Historical Examples of geometrical
When he was tired he rested himself by the solving of a geometrical problem.A Boy I Knew and Four Dogs
The geometrical construction is that of the pendentives of all domes.Byzantine Churches in Constantinople
Alexander Van Millingen
This entire number is geometrical and contains the rule or law of generation.
There are forces in the world which work, not in an arithmetical, but in a geometrical ratio of increase.
We advance not in arithmetical but in geometrical progression.The Stark Munro Letters
J. Stark Munro
1620s, shortened form of geometrical. As a style of ancient Greek pottery and associated culture, 1902.