geometrical geometrical  /ˌdʒi ə ˈmɛ trɪ kəl/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) of or relating to or determined by geometry
  2. (adj) characterized by simple geometric forms in design and decoration

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Wright's desert camp of canvas and boxwood, built by his apprentices in 1929, stands as one of his most brilliant pieces of geometrical design.
  2. The abstract drawing After a Drawing From the Year 1919, for example, reduces an air attack on a boat to bare lines and geometrical shapes.
  3. Underneath the cover sits a thick book with a simple, geometrical patterned cover.

News

  • Crop Yields

    According to the Malthusian theory of population, population increases in a geometrical ratio, whereas food supply increases in an arithmetic ratio. He was wrong because technology pushed improvements in yield at a far faster pace than population could grow. Still the idea is simple: There is only so much food that can be produced and if population grows then some one will starve Crop yields ...
    on June 26, 2013     Source: Environmental News Network

Quotes

  1. "This is a huge jump. The most important thing is that these are largely first-mile investments and are obviously going to grow in geometrical proportions," Commerce and Industry Minister Kamal Nath told reporters today.
    on Aug 17, 2007 By: Kamal Nath Source: Hindu

  2. "Because our fabrication technique is independent of the geometrical arrangement of the nanowires on the substrate, we envision further combining the process with one of the several methods already developed for the controlled placement and...
    on May 8, 2008 By: Federico Capasso Source: Science Daily (press release)

  3. As he said in a 1785 letter to James Madison, "Another means of silently lessening the inequality of property is to exempt all from taxation below a certain point, and to tax the higher portions of property in geometrical progression as they rise."
    on Jun 16, 2010 By: Thomas Jefferson Source: The Progressive Pulse (blog)

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