Associations to the word «Geometric»

Wiktionary

GEOMETRIC, adjective. Of, or relating to geometry.
GEOMETRIC, adjective. Increasing or decreasing in a geometric progression.
GEOMETRIC, adjective. Using simple shapes such as circles, triangles and lines in a decorative object.
GEOMETRIC ISOMER, noun. (chemistry) (archaic) (deprecated by IUPAC) either the cis- or trans- isomer of a compound that exhibits geometric isomerism
GEOMETRIC ISOMERISM, noun. (chemistry) (archaic) (deprecated by IUPAC) A form of isomerism in which, in one isomer two atoms or groups are on the same side of the plane of a double bond or ring, whereas in the other isomer they are on opposite sides; these are cis- and trans- isomers, respectively.
GEOMETRIC ISOMERS, noun. Plural of geometric isomer
GEOMETRIC LATHE, noun. An instrument for engraving banknotes, etc., with complicated patterns of interlacing lines.
GEOMETRIC MEAN, noun. (mathematics) A measure of central tendency of a set of n values computed by extracting the nth root of the product of the values.
GEOMETRIC MEANS, noun. Plural of geometric mean
GEOMETRIC PEN, noun. An instrument for drawing geometric curves, in which the movements of a pen or pencil attached to a revolving arm of adjustable length may be indefinitely varied by changing the toothed wheels which give motion to the arm.
GEOMETRIC PROGRESSION, noun. (analysis) A sequence in which each term except the first is obtained from the previous by multiplying it by a constant value, known as the common ratio of the geometric progression.
GEOMETRIC PROGRESSIONS, noun. Plural of geometric progression
GEOMETRIC SERIES, noun. (analysis) Infinite series whose terms are in a geometric progression.
GEOMETRIC SQUARE, noun. A portable instrument in the form of a square frame for ascertaining distances and heights by measuring angles.
GEOMETRIC TOPOLOGIST, noun. A mathematician who specializes in geometric topology.
GEOMETRIC TOPOLOGISTS, noun. Plural of geometric topologist

Dictionary definition

GEOMETRIC, adjective. Characterized by simple geometric forms in design and decoration; "a buffalo hide painted with red and black geometric designs".
GEOMETRIC, adjective. Of or relating to or determined by geometry.

Wise words

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