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  Definition of Triangle
  1. a percussion instrument consisting of a metal bar bent in the shape of an open triangle
  2. any of various triangular drafting instruments used to draw straight lines at specified angles
  3. a three-sided polygon
  4. something approximating the shape of a triangle; "the coastline of Chile and Argentina and Brazil forms two legs of a triangle"
Similar Words: trigon, trilateral

 

Hyponyms: acute triangle, acute-angled triangle, equilateral triangle, equiangular triangle, isosceles triangle, oblique triangle, obtuse triangle, obtuse-angled triangle, right triangle, right-angled triangle, scalene triangle, wedge, wedge shape, cuneus

 

Derivational Morphology: triangulate

 

Anagrams: altering, integral, alerting

 

Language Translations:
Afrikaans: driehoek   Chinese: 三角 and 三角铁  
Croatian: trokut   Dutch: driehoek and triangel  
Esperanto: triangulo   Finnish: kolmio and triangeli  
German: Dreieck and Triangel   Hungarian: háromszög and triangulum  
Icelandic: þríhorn and þríhyrningur   Italian: triangolo  
Japanese: トライアングル and 三角形   Korean: 삼각형  
Latin: triangulum   Lithuanian: trikampis  
Polish: trójkąt   Portuguese: triângulo  
Russian: треугольник   Slovene: triangel and trikotnik  
Spanish: triángulo   Swedish: triangel  
Telugu: త్రిభుజము   Turkish: üçgen  
 
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