HyperDic: triangle

English > 5 senses of the word triangle / Triangle:
NOUNshapetriangle, trigon, trilaterala three-sided polygon
shapetrianglesomething approximating the shape of a triangle
objectTriangle, Trianguluma small northern constellation near Perseus between Andromeda and Aries
artifacttriangleany of various triangular drafting instruments used to draw straight lines at specified angles
artifacttrianglea percussion instrument consisting of a metal bar bent in the shape of an open triangle
triangle / Triangle > pronunciation
Soundstray'ae.nggahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > triangle: 5 senses > noun 1, shape
MeaningA three-sided polygon.
Synonymstrigon, trilateral
Narroweracute triangle, acute-angled triangleA triangle whose interior angles are all acute
equilateral triangle, equiangular triangleA three-sided regular polygon
isosceles triangleA triangle with two equal sides
oblique triangleA triangle that contains no right angle
obtuse triangle, obtuse-angled triangleA triangle that contains an obtuse interior angle
right triangle, right-angled triangleA triangle with one right angle
scalene triangleA triangle with no two sides of equal length
wedge, wedge shape, cuneusAny shape that is triangular in cross section
Broaderpolygon, polygonal shapeA closed plane figure bounded by straight sides
Spanishtriángulo, trilateral
Catalantriangle, trilateral
Adjectivestriangularhaving three angles
triangularhaving three sides
triangulatecomposed of or marked with triangles
Verbstriangulatesurvey by triangulation
triangulatedivide into triangles / triangles or give a triangular form to
English > triangle: 5 senses > noun 2, shape
MeaningSomething approximating the shape of a triangle.
Example"the coastline of Chile and Argentina and Brazil forms two legs of a triangle"
Broadershape, formThe spatial arrangement of something as distinct from its substance
English > Triangle: 5 senses > noun 3, object
MeaningA small northern constellation near Perseus between Andromeda and Aries.
SynonymTriangulum
Instance ofconstellationA configuration of stars as seen from the earth
SpanishTriangulum
CatalanTriangulum
English > triangle: 5 senses > noun 4, artifact
MeaningAny of various triangular drafting instruments used to draw straight lines at specified angles.
Broaderdrafting instrumentAn instrument used by a draftsman in making drawings
Spanishcartabón, triángulo
Catalancartabó, triangle
English > triangle: 5 senses > noun 5, artifact
MeaningA percussion instrument consisting of a metal bar bent in the shape of an open triangle.
Broaderpercussion instrument, percussive instrumentA musical instrument in which the sound is produced by one object striking another
Spanishtriángulo
Catalantriangle

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