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Shape

Implies a three-dimensional definition that indicates outline and bulk of the outlined area.
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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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separate sheet of simple geometrical figures was also given.
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Moreover, the emotional valences of the geometrical figures have been demonstrated to impact even cross-sensory perceptions such as taste.
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von Seggern presents readers with the third edition of his comprehensive examination of the curves and functions that make up all of the standard mathematical functions and geometrical figures in use contemporarily.
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.
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The philosophical thought often visits them while sipping a glass of cold beer under the shade of a tree or lying semi-naked in one's own back garden in complete solitude on a warm day or making strange geometrical figures with puffs while smoking in an unrestricted area for the habit, which, more or less, shares the same predicament that bees are facing - threat of extinction by endless regulations.
"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.
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