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# triangular

## CIDE DICTIONARY

**triangular**, a. [L.

*triangularis*: cf. F.

*triangulaire*.].

- Having three angles; having the form of a triangle. [
*1913 Webster*] - Oblong or elongated, and having three lateral angles; as, a triangular seed, leaf, or stem. [
*1913 Webster*]

**Triangular compasses**,

**Triangular crab**

*(Zoöl.)*,

**Triangular numbers**

*(Math.)*,

## OXFORD DICTIONARY

**triangular**, adj.

1 triangle-shaped, three-cornered.

2 (of a contest or treaty etc.) between three persons or parties.

3 (of a pyramid) having a three-sided base.

Derivative

triangularity n. triangularly adv.

Etymology

LL triangularis (as TRIANGLE)

## THESAURUS

**triangular**

cuneate, cuneated, cuneiform, deltoid, fan-shaped, oxygonal, three, three-cornered, three-dimensional, three-footed, three-in-one, three-pronged, three-sided, triadic, trial, triangulate, triarch, trichotomous, tricorn, tricornered, tricuspid, trident, tridental, trifid, triflorate, triflorous, trifurcate, trigonal, trigonoid, trigrammatic, trihedral, trilateral, trimerous, trinal, trine, triparted, tripartite, triple, triplex, tripodic, triquetral, triquetrous, trisected, triune
## ROGET THESAURUS

**triangular**

### Trisection

**N**trisection, tripartition, trichotomy, third, third part, trifid, trisected, tripartite, trichotomous, trisulcate, Triadelphous, triangular, tricuspid, tricapsular, tridental, tridentate, tridentiferous, trifoliate, trifurcate, trigonal, trigrammic, trigrammatic, tripetalous, tripodal, tripodic, triquetral, triquetrous.

### Angularity

**N**angularity, angularness, aduncity, angle, cusp, bend, fold, notch, fork, bifurcation, elbow, knee, knuckle, ankle, groin, crotch, crutch, crane, fluke, scythe, sickle, zigzag, kimbo, akimbo, corner, nook, recess, niche, oriel, coign, right angle, obliquity, angle of 45 degrees, miter, acute angle, obtuse angle, salient angle, reentering angle, spherical angle, angular measurement, angular elevation, angular distance, angular velocity, trigonometry, goniometry, altimetry, clinometer, graphometer, goniometer, theodolite, sextant, quadrant, dichotomy, triangle, trigon, wedge, rectangle, square, lozenge, diamond, rhomb, rhombus, quadrangle, quadrilateral, parallelogram, quadrature, polygon, pentagon, hexagon, heptagon, octagon, oxygon, decagon, pyramid, cone, Platonic bodies, cube, rhomboid, tetrahedron, pentahedron, hexahedron, octahedron, dodecahedron, icosahedron, eicosahedron, prism, pyramid, parallelopiped, curb roof, gambrel roof, mansard roof, angular, bent, crooked, aduncous, uncinated, aquiline, jagged, serrated, falciform, falcated, furcated, forked, bifurcate, zigzag, furcular, hooked, dovetailed, knock kneed, crinkled, akimbo, kimbo, geniculated, oblique, fusiform, wedge-shaped, cuneiform, cuneate, multangular, oxygonal, triangular, trigonal, trilateral, quadrangular, quadrilateral, foursquare, rectangular, square, multilateral, polygonal, cubical, rhomboid, rhomboidal, pyramidal.

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