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
We find also some geometrical paradoxes; and in treating of astronomy he writes as if he had never heard of the Copernican system.
He applied this geometrical and inventive genius to dioptrics, which, when treated of by him, became a new art.Letters on England|Voltaire
The finding two geometrical mean proportionals, or doubling the cube geometrically.A Budget of Paradoxes, Volume I (of II)|Augustus De Morgan
I took it to the large and firm stump of an oak, and cut it into exactly thirty-two pieces, with geometrical precision.
She settled herself, though she sat quite upright, in the geometrical centre of the horsehair sofa, and cleared her throat.Coniston, Complete|Winston Churchill