Geometrically
(Ge`o*met"ric*al*ly) adv. According to the rules or laws of geometry.
Geometrician
(Ge*om`e*tri"cian) n. One skilled in geometry; a geometer; a mathematician.
Geometrid
(Ge*om"e*trid) a. (Zoöl.) Pertaining or belonging to the Geometridæ.
Geometrid
(Ge*om"e*trid), n. (Zoöl.) One of numerous genera and species of moths, of the family Geometridæ; —
so called because their larvæ (called loopers, measuring worms, spanworms, and inchworms) creep in
a looping manner, as if measuring. Many of the species are injurious to agriculture, as the cankerworms.
Geometrize
(Ge*om"e*trize) v. i. [imp. & p. p. Geometrized ; p. pr. & vb. n. Geometrizing ] To
investigate or apprehend geometrical quantities or laws; to make geometrical constructions; to proceed in
accordance with the principles of geometry.
Nature geometrizeth, and observeth order in all things.
Sir T. Browne. Geometry
(Ge*om"e*try) n.; pl. Geometries (#) [F. géométrie, L. geometria, fr. Gr. fr. to measure land;
ge`a, gh^, the earth + to measure. So called because one of its earliest and most important applications
was to the measurement of the earth's surface. See Geometer.]
1. That branch of mathematics which investigates the relations, properties, and measurement of solids,
surfaces, lines, and angles; the science which treats of the properties and relations of magnitudes; the
science of the relations of space.
2. A treatise on this science.