geometric design


geometric design
noun
: highway design in which the dimensions of the roadway are intended to promote safe, convenient, and economical movement of traffic

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  • geometric — ge|o|met|ric [ˌdʒi:əˈmetrık] adj also ge|o|met|ri|cal [ trıkəl] 1.) having or using the shapes and lines in ↑geometry, such as circles or squares, especially when these are arranged in regular patterns ▪ a geometric design 2.) relating to… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • geometric — also ge.o.met.ri.cal adjective 1 like the shapes and lines in geometry, especially in having regular patterns: a geometric design 2 related to geometry geometrically / kli/ adverb …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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