Meaning of TRIANGLE in English

TRIANGLE

noun

COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES

equilateral triangle

eternal triangle

isosceles triangle

right triangle

right-angled triangle

scalene triangle

triangle (= a shape with three sides )

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ ADJECTIVE

equilateral

These two lie close together, and make up an equilateral triangle with Zeta Puppis and Lambda Velorum.

The Vesica piscis On the diameter of a circle an equilateral triangle is described centrally such that its apex just touches the circumference.

The tetrahedron has four faces, each an equilateral triangle .

A regular icosahedron: a solid having 20 plane faces, all of them equilateral triangles . 3.

The simplest polygon is the equilateral triangle which echoes itself at 60° intervals.

The equilateral triangle already proclaimed the magic of 3.

Three superimposed equilateral triangles at 40° intervals form a star nonagon.

The regular hexagon comprises six radial equilateral triangles .

large

Alpha, or Hamal, forms a large triangle with Beta and Gamma Andromedæ.

The toast, buttered and sugared and sprinkled with cinnamon, was cut into large triangles and laid out on platters.

Saunders' block was flanked with attenuated brick turrets, each peaked with a red wooden globe atop a large blue triangle .

An older man is walking a girl with a pony tail through a pattern that forms a large triangle .

Place one half on top of the other to form one large triangle , and stick together with sticky tape.

small

The base of the fragmentary design comprises a half-boss which rests on a small triangle .

There is a small triangle in the centre.

Just fold a square of white paper into four and cut neat small triangles in the folded edges.

Villagers are especially concerned for the safety of children and youngsters who play on a small triangle of grass underneath the bypass.

■ NOUN

love

All that, and there's still the Baldwin love triangle and Jim and Gwen's bust-up to come.

There is nothing remarkable about the plot, which revolves around the classic love triangle .

Alex and Thrash in bizarre love triangle !

■ VERB

form

The centres of any three adjacent spheres form a triangle .

An older man is walking a girl with a pony tail through a pattern that forms a large triangle .

Alpha, or Hamal, forms a large triangle with Beta and Gamma Andromedæ.

The continuous lines then come straight out from the pole and are pegged to the ground forming a triangle shape.

Zeta, the trio, and M48 form a triangle , and are in the same × 7 field.

Fold over at right angles to form a triangle .

Closure of the arrow to form a triangle transforms it into a symbol.

Her cat's nose was long, flat, progressing to form a finely moulded triangle on her upper lip.

PHRASES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

love triangle

Alex and Thrash in bizarre love triangle!

All that, and there's still the Baldwin love triangle and Jim and Gwen's bust-up to come.

There is nothing remarkable about the plot, which revolves around the classic love triangle.

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

His nose was a small triangle on his wide face.

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

A woman sells buttons with pink triangles.

Alpha, or Hamal, forms a large triangle with Beta and Gamma Andromedæ.

He studied the dark triangle between her legs.

Kubota claims performance ratings of between 200,000 and 1.2m shaded triangles per second and 350,000 to 2m three-dimensional vectors per second.

Second, the welfare cost of monopoly is greater than the deadweight burden triangle itself.

The Sander Parallelogram distorts the apparent dimensions of an isosceles right angled triangle .

They represent a triangle of forces, in which the movement of any one point affects the other two.

We had to make chains of triangles which would be connected to chains in other countries.

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