- The definition of geometric is something associated with geometry, or the use of straight lines and shapes.
An example of geometric is an art piece made from rectangles, squares and circles.

## geometric

adjective

- of or according to geometry
- characterized by or using straight lines, triangles, circles, or similar regular shapes or forms: a
*geometric*pattern

Also geometrical

Origin of geometric

Classical Latin*geometricus*; from Classical Greek

*geōmetrikos*

noun

a geometric design, pattern, etc.:

*usually used in pl.**Related Forms:*

- geometrically
adverb

## geometric

also **ge·o·met·ri·cal**

adjective

- a. Of or relating to geometry and its methods and principles.b. Increasing or decreasing in a geometric progression.
- Using simple geometric forms such as circles and squares in design and decoration.
- Of or relating to properties in algebraic geometry involving algebraically closed fields.

*Related Forms:*

**ge′o·met′ri·cal·ly**adverb

## geometric

Adjective

(*comparative* more geometric, *superlative* most geometric)

- Of, or relating to geometry.
*The architect used geometric techniques to design her home.*

- increasing or decreasing in a geometric progression.
*Bacteria exhibit geometric increase in numbers when the environment is not limiting.*

- Using simple shapes such as circles, triangles and lines in a decorative object.
*The building's profile was strikingly geometric.*

Origin

From Latin *geōmetricus*, from Ancient Greek *γεωμετρικός* (geōmetrikos).