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Triangle meaning

triangle - 8 dictionary results

  1. 1. something approximating the shape of a triangle; " the coastline of Chile and Argentina and Brazil forms two legs of a triangle"
  2. 2. A figure bounded by three lines, and containing three angles.
  3. 3. An instrument of percussion, usually made of a rod of steel, bent into the form of a triangle, open at one angle, and sounded by being struck with a small metallic rod.
  4. 4. A draughtsman's square in the form of a right- angled triangle.
  5. 5. A small constellation situated between Aries and Andromeda.
  6. 6. A small constellation near the South Pole, containing three bright stars.
  7. 7. A kind of frame formed of three poles stuck in the ground and united at the top, to which soldiers were bound when undergoing corporal punishment, - now disused.
  8. 8. A plane figure with three angles and three sides.

triangle - examples of usage

  1. The cords are passed through the eyes at the corners of the triangular iron; the base of the triangle fits under the tail. - "Special Report on Diseases of Cattle", U.S. Department of Agriculture J.R. Mohler.
  2. Now will you let that triangle be, or will I come over there and make you let it be?" - "Fairies and Folk of Ireland", William Henry Frost.
  3. " Terence didn't say it was any triangle; he said let it be. - "Fairies and Folk of Ireland", William Henry Frost.
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