[ jee-om-i-trahyz ]
/ dʒiˈɒm ɪˌtraɪz /
verb (used without object), ge·om·e·trized, ge·om·e·triz·ing.
to work by geometric methods.
verb (used with object), ge·om·e·trized, ge·om·e·triz·ing.
to put into geometric form.
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Also especially British, ge·om·e·trise .
OTHER WORDS FROM geometrizege·om·e·tri·za·tion, noun
Words nearby geometrize
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Example sentences from the Web for geometrize
We have no need to, and one who never had seen either point or straight or plane could geometrize as well as we.
British Dictionary definitions for geometrize
/ (dʒɪˈɒmɪˌtraɪz) /
to use or apply geometric methods or principles (to)
(tr) to represent in geometric form
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