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Synonyms for triangle

something approximating the shape of a triangle

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a small northern constellation near Perseus between Andromeda and Aries


any of various triangular drafting instruments used to draw straight lines at specified angles

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a percussion instrument consisting of a metal bar bent in the shape of an open triangle

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Imagine a vast sheet of paper on which straight Lines, Triangles, Squares, Pentagons, Hexagons, and other figures, instead of remaining fixed in their places, move freely about, on or in the surface, but without the power of rising above or sinking below it, very much like shadows -- only hard and with luminous edges -- and you will then have a pretty correct notion of my country and countrymen.
In such a country, you will perceive at once that it is impossible that there should be anything of what you call a "solid" kind; but I dare say you will suppose that we could at least distinguish by sight the Triangles, Squares, and other figures, moving about as I have described them.
Nothing occurred till about nine o'clock, when we saw the two Italians leave the ship and pull along their side of the triangle toward the shore.
At the top of the triangle rises the Mosque of Sankore, with its ranges of galleries resting on arcades of sufficiently pure design.
In pronouncing these words, the Prince, to judge of the effect they produced, surveyed with his eagle eye the three extremities of the triangle.
Or, whether a certain area is capable of being inscribed as a triangle in a certain circle.
com)-- ERA Triangle Real Estate Group, a locally owned real estate company that specializes in the sales and marketing of residential and commercial properties in the Greater Raleigh and Durham areas, welcomes NC Real Estate Broker, April Stapleton.
As always with Klassen, so much is in the eyes, and the eyes of Triangle and Square go a long way in communicating abundant character.
After about 40 minutes, Pat stopped the triangle construction and recording stage and started a class discussion.
Called The Kobon Triangle Puzzle, it is named after the Japanese puzzle expert Kobon Fujimura.
lt;span style="color: #0000ff;">An example of a symmetrical triangle during the 1999 advance in Citigroup.
where a, b, c are the lengths of the sides of the triangle with c as the hypotenuse.
Napoleon's Theorem states that if we draw an isosceles triangle with 120 degree angle at its apex on each of the three sides of a triangle, then the triangle formed by joining those apexes is equilateral.
Draw an equilateral triangle with each side measuring 9 centimeters (above left).
Draw lines from the three corners of the triangle to a spot at its center, creating three identical isosceles triangles, each with angles of 30[degrees], 120[degrees], and 30[degrees].