Geometrize
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. [1913 Webster]

Nature geometrizeth, and observeth order in all things. --Sir T. Browne. [1913 Webster]


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  • geometrize — (Amer.) v. work using geometric methods; act according to geometic rules; represent in geometrical form (also geometrise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • geometrize — [jē äm′ətrīz΄] vi. geometrized, geometrizing Rare to use geometric principles vt. Rare to work out geometrically …   English World dictionary

  • geometrize — verb ( trized; trizing) Date: 1603 intransitive verb to work by or as if by geometric methods or laws transitive verb 1. to represent geometrically 2. to make conform to geometric principles and laws • geometrization noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • geometrize — geometrization, n. /jee om i truyz /, v., geometrized, geometrizing. v.i. 1. to work by geometric methods. v.t. 2. to put into geometric form. Also, esp. Brit., geometrise. [1650 60; GEOMETR(Y) + IZE] * * * …   Universalium

  • geometrize — verb a) To study or use geometry b) To convert to geometrical form …   Wiktionary

  • geometrize — ge·om·e·trize …   English syllables

  • geometrize — ge•om•e•trize [[t]dʒiˈɒm ɪˌtraɪz[/t]] v. trized, triz•ing 1) math. to work by geometric methods 2) math. to put into geometric form • Etymology: 1650–60 ge•om e•tri•za′tion, n …   From formal English to slang

  • geometrize — jēˈämə.ˌtrīz verb ( ed/ ing/ s) Etymology: geometry + ize intransitive verb : to work by or as if by geometric methods or laws : investigate and draw conclusions by using geometric constructions and principles transitive verb 1. : to represent… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Geometrized — 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 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Geometrizing — 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 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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