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Shape

Implies a three-dimensional definition that indicates outline and bulk of the outlined area.

shape

1. Any of a number of metal bars or beams of uniform section, as an I-beam.
2. To cut a profile or detail, as a beaded or rounded edge on a board.
3. To work a material to a required pattern, as on a shaper.
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In mythology, certain numbers and geometrical figures have acquired a special significance.
A graph with six points meets this criterion, whereas a graph with five points does not necessarily contain the required geometrical figure (see diagrams).
In the analysis of a geometrical figure, for instance, the point is to show how one figure can be constructed from another, that is, to arrive at the intermediate steps in the construction (pp.
A CIRCLE, square, trapezium or any other geometrical figure cannot be a subject matter of trademark.
Much of the piece she spent hammering away at the extreme ends of the keyboard while flame-like formations licked up the screen or a geometrical figure like a doughnut spun into view.
The oldest and best known of the lot is the octogenarian Yaacov Agam, a renowned kinetic artist, who plays around with colours and geometrical figures to create optical illusions that are sure to entice and entrap the viewers.
Geometrical figures and Arabic calligraphy form a sort of cocoon around the bird.
Capitalist Masterpieces" included not only a number of folded mandala paintings, with imbricated smears of acrylic segmented by multiple axes of symmetry, but also the droll #4-1966, in which strokes of cerulean paint delineate a white canvas as a brick wall--the culmination of a series of measured geometrical figures and grids on sky-blue backgrounds, and perhaps also a portrait of Conceptualism's endgame.
In his exhibition Masciarelli uses for his creations a variety of materials, from copper and iron to steel and marble, making a spatial exploration of the tension resolved between sky and earth, through abstract and geometrical figures that take shape into sculpture, jewellery and graphic designs