Date: | 1300-1400 |

Language: | Latin |

Origin: | triangulum, from tri- ( TRI-) + angulus 'angle' |

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tri‧an‧gle [countable]

1HM a flat shape with three straight sides and three angles

2CF something that is shaped like a triangle :

a triangle of land

3APM a musical instrument made of metal bent into the shape of a triangle. You hit it with a metal stick to make a ringing sound.

4 American EnglishHM a flat plastic object with three sides that has one angle of 90° and is used for drawing angles [= set-square British English]

Definition of triangle from the Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English within

the topic SHAPES, PATTERNS

the topic SHAPES, PATTERNS

arc
arch
ball(n)
ball(v)
bar
check
chevron
coil
crescent
cube
curl(v)
curl(n)
curvature
curved
cylinder
cylindrical
diagonal
diamond
disc
dome
floral
formation
geometric
globe
heart
hemisphere
hooked
lattice
moon
oval
pattern
peak
pentagon
perimeter
pointed
pyramid
radial
rectangle
rectangular
regular
roll
round(a)
round(n)
round(v)
rounded
shape
solid
spatial
sphere
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spotted
square
squared
star
stripe
striped
symmetrical
symmetry
three-dimensional
triangle
triangular
tubular
vague

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