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geometric

ge·o·met·ric

geometric

 
pronunciation:
ji me trihk
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: having to do with geometry.
A square is one geometric shape; a triangle is another.
definition 2: made up of lines or shapes like those of geometry.
The quilt, with its pattern of squares and circles, has a geometric design.
derivations: geometrical (adj.), geometrically (adv.)
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The word geometric contains the following part:
-ic Latin and Greek adjective-forming suffix that means like, pertaining to
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The suffix -ic attaches to roots and words of Greek or Latin origin to form adjectives. A few words ending in -ic (magic , critic , music ) were adjectives that became nouns in Greek before they entered English, also as nouns.