Meaning of TRIANGLE in English

TRIANGLE

transcription, транскрипция: [ traɪæŋg(ə)l ]

( triangles)

1.

A triangle is an object, arrangement, or flat shape with three straight sides and three angles.

Its outline roughly forms an equilateral triangle.

...triangles of fried bread.

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2.

The triangle is a musical instrument that consists of a piece of metal shaped like a triangle. You play it by hitting it with a short metal bar.

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3.

If you describe a group of three people as a triangle , you mean that they are all connected with each other in a particular situation, but often have different interests.

She plays a French woman in a love triangle with Jonathan Pryce and Christopher Walken.

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see also eternal triangle

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