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- adj. Of, or relating to geometry; geometric.
- adj. Consisting of lines and simple shapes.
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- adj. of or relating to or determined by geometry
- adj. characterized by simple geometric forms in design and decoration
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In the work Kepler discusses harmony and congruence in geometrical forms and physical phenomena.
Then they poured melted lead upon the clamps and set the blocks in geometrical order, till the building was complete.
Diene synthesis is a special case, where, owing to certain geometrical and arithmetical relations, growth of the atom chain by attachment of new molecules ceases. lnstead, the chain catches its own tail, so to speak, and forms itself into a ring which can grow no further.
The evolution of organic life goes on in geometrical progression: cells combine, and form organs; organs combine, and form organisms; organisms combine, and form organizations.
"We shall have to take nine, or eighty-one, or some other number in what our young philosopher calls geometrical progression -- that's right, isn't it, Jack, eh?"
This is not the same Curry paradox under discussion; it is a well-known paradox, due to Paul Curry, having to do with so-called geometrical dissection.
Intelligible extension, then, is just the idea of geometrical extension and its properties, or what in the seventeenth-century came to be known as the ˜primary qualities.™
The clerestory windows are of uniform pattern of the style known as geometrical Decorated.
The figures of this entire class, as regards forms, may be grouped under three general headings: first, the geometrical, which is the most common; second, the figures of animals; and, third, rude attempts at floral decorations, which forms are rather rare.
Illustrated Catalogue Of The Collections Obtained From The Indians Of New Mexico And Arizona In 1879 Second Annual Report of the Bureau of Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, 1880-81, Government Printing Office, Washington, 1883, pages 307-428
This is the habitual error of many of the political speculators whom I have characterized as the geometrical school; especially in France, where ratiocination from rules of practice forms the staple commodity of journalism and political oratory — a misapprehension of the functions of