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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Arkani-Hamed and his collaborators, meanwhile, have found entirely new mathematical apparatuses that jump straight to the answer, such as the amplituhedron — a geometric object that encodes particle scattering amplitudes in its volume.
You want the geometric information for things like occlusion or physics interactions.To own an AR future, Niantic wants to build a smarter map of the world|Lucas Matney|November 11, 2020|TechCrunch
Terraced gardens and rice fields in Vietnam “create incredible geometric patterns,” for example.No travel plans? Try three new books about the nexus of travel and design.|Rebecca Powers|November 5, 2020|Washington Post
For the fixed part of the plan, they placed the vertices in a special kind of geometric space, so that each vertex was defined by a set of coordinates.Disorder Persists in Larger Graphs, New Math Proof Finds|Kevin Hartnett|November 4, 2020|Quanta Magazine
The extra geometric configuration and the transition process that accesses it are the two main discoveries of the analysis.
Geometrically, it is a cube being forced into a rhomboid by the fault.
Does “laboring” to form “geometrically perfect spheres” sound like a good time?
As a description of a planet's motion it is not incorrect, though it is geometrically cumbrous.Pioneers of Science|Oliver Lodge
They formed the foundation for a web of geometrically accurate design and unthinkable size.Planet of Dread|Murray Leinster
In its shroud-like whiteness the spot resembled a little town, geometrically laid out, asleep under dead snow.King of Camargue|Jean Aicard
The prisms are geometrically the same as in the holosymmetric class.
Morty stood blinking in amaze at four geometrically regular red marks on the back of his own pudgy hand.Lad: A Dog|Albert Payson Terhune