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Meaning of "triangle" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD TRIANGLE

From Latin triangulum (noun), from triangulus (adjective), from tri- + angulus corner.
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PRONUNCIATION OF TRIANGLE

triangle  [ˈtraɪˌæŋɡəl] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF TRIANGLE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Triangle is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES TRIANGLE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

triangle

Triangle

A triangle is one of the basic shapes in geometry: a polygon with three corners or vertices and three sides or edges which are line segments. A triangle with vertices A, B, and C is denoted. In Euclidean geometry any three points, when non-collinear, determine a unique triangle and a unique plane.

Definition of triangle in the English dictionary

The first definition of triangle in the dictionary is a three-sided polygon that can be classified by angle, as in an acute triangle, or by side, as in an equilateral triangle. Sum of interior angles: 180°; area: 1⁄2base × height. Other definition of triangle is any object shaped like a triangle. Triangle is also a percussion instrument consisting of a sonorous metal bar bent into a triangular shape, beaten with a metal stick.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH TRIANGLE


angle
ˈæŋɡəl
bangle
ˈbæŋɡəl
dangle
ˈdæŋɡəl
disentangle
ˌdɪsɪnˈtæŋɡəl
foretriangle
ˈfɔːtraɪˌæŋɡəl
jangle
ˈdʒæŋɡəl
mangel
ˈmæŋɡəl
mangle
ˈmæŋɡəl
pentangle
ˈpɛnˌtæŋɡəl
quadrangle
ˈkwɒdˌræŋɡəl
rectangle
ˈrɛkˌtæŋɡəl
semiangle
ˈsɛmɪˌæŋɡəl
spangle
ˈspæŋɡəl
strangle
ˈstræŋɡəl
tangle
ˈtæŋɡəl
trangle
ˈtræŋɡəl
untangle
ʌnˈtæŋɡəl
wangle
ˈwæŋɡəl
Wrangell
ˈræŋɡəl
wrangle
ˈræŋɡəl

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE TRIANGLE

trialist
triality
trialled
trialling
triallist
trialogue
trials
trialware
triamcinolone
triandrian
triandrous
triangle of forces
triangled
triangular
triangularity
triangularly
triangulate
triangulately
triangulation
triangulation station

WORDS THAT END LIKE TRIANGLE

acute angle
Bermuda Triangle
central angle
critical angle
dihedral angle
fangle
golden triangle
love triangle
oblique angle
Pascal´s triangle
position angle
right angle
right-angled triangle
right triangle
round angle
single
solid angle
straight angle
the Golden Triangle
visual angle
warning triangle

Synonyms and antonyms of triangle in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «triangle» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF TRIANGLE

Find out the translation of triangle to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of triangle from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «triangle» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

三角
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

triángulo
570 millions of speakers

English

triangle
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

त्रिकोण
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

مُثَلَّث
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

треугольник
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

triângulo
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ত্রিভুজ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

triangle
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Segi tiga
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Dreieck
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

三角形
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

삼각형
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Segitiga
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

hình tam giác
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

முக்கோணம்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

त्रिकोण
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

üçgen
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

triangolo
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

trójkąt
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

трикутник
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

triunghi
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

τρίγωνο
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

driehoek
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

triangel
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

trekant
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of triangle

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «TRIANGLE»

The term «triangle» is very widely used and occupies the 7.361 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «TRIANGLE» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «triangle» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «triangle» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about triangle

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10 QUOTES WITH «TRIANGLE»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word triangle.
1
Malin Akerman
I wouldn't have made it past the first round of American Idol auditions. It was months before our first song was recorded. The guys were like, 'Just seeng!' And I was like, 'I don't know how to seeng! Can't I just play the triangle?'
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Ronnie Barker
There was a strange happening during a performance of Elgar's 'Sea Pictures' at a concert hall in Bermuda tonight, when the man playing the triangle disappeared.
3
Bill Cartwright
The triangle is a foundation to an offense.
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Bruno Dumont
The battle between two men over a girl is the same as the fight for two men over a piece of land. It is all about desire. There is no difference between a love triangle and the conflict between Israel and Palestine.
5
Dan Flavin
A piece of wall can be visually disintegrated from the whole into a separate triangle by plunging a diagonal of light from edge to edge on the wall; that is, side to floor, for instance.
6
Ellie Goulding
I got a random tattoo the other day. It's a red triangle, which makes everyone think I'm arty, which I'm not. I used to draw red triangles all the time. It must mean something - maybe I don't know it yet. But I'll figure it out.
7
Germaine Greer
Guilt is one side of a nasty triangle; the other two are shame and stigma. This grim coalition combines to inculpate women themselves of the crimes committed against them.
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Sanjay Kumar
So in 2000, when we changed the business model and started really focusing on that triangle and putting the customer in the center, we decided we should hold off - we've done enough consolidation; we've got enough critical mass.
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Shane Larkin
I think I can bring a lot to the triangle offense. Derek Fisher wasn't the tallest guard, but what he did is succeed and have a great career. I'm looking forward to learning from him. I've never played in the system, so I want to get there early.
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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «TRIANGLE»

Discover the use of triangle in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to triangle and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Triangle: The Fire that Changed America
Describes the 1911 fire that destroyed the Triangle Shirtwaist factory in New York's Greenwich Village, the deaths of 146 workers in the fire, and its implications for twentieth-century politics and labor relations.
David Von Drehle, 2003
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Pascal's Arithmetical Triangle: The Story of a Mathematical Idea
"A fascinating book... giving new insights into the early history of probability theory and combinatorics, and incidentally providing much stimulating material for teachers of mathematics." -- International Statistical Institute Review
A. W. F. Edwards, 2002
3
The Greedy Triangle
Dissatisfied with its shape, a triangle keeps asking the local shapeshifter to add more lines and angles until it doesn't know which side is up.
Marilyn Burns, 1994
4
The Politics of Defense Contracting: The Iron Triangle
This is the first systematic study of the relationship between government and defense contractors, examining in detail the political impact of the eight most powerful defense contractors.
Gordon Adams, 1981
5
The Triangle Fire, Centennial Edition
A work of history relevant for all those who continue the fight for workers' rights and safety, this edition of Leon Stein's classic account of the fire features a substantial new foreword by the labor journalist Michael Hirsch, as well as ...
Leon Stein, 2010
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Triangle
Asks readers to identify triangles in the pictures of everyday objects like sails and watermelon slices. On board pages.
Bryony Jones, 2010
7
Into the Bermuda Triangle: Pursuing the Truth Behind the ...
The Bermuda Triangle is one. "The best book I've ever read on this important subject."—Andrew Griffin, The Town Talk Still unsolved, still baffling, still claiming new victims. Here are the untold stories.
Gian Quasar, 2005
8
Numerology and the Divine Triangle
A truly comprehensive and authoritative text on numerology, with an introduction to esoteric numerology and extensive delineations of the numbers 1 to 78, with a synthesis of numerology, astrology, and the tarot.
Faith Javane, Dusty Bunker, 1979
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Bermuda Triangle
Recounts some of the mysterious disappearances of ships and planes in the area of the Atlantic Ocean called the Bermuda Triangle.
Sue L Hamilton, 2010
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The Bermuda Triangle: Strange Happenings at Sea
Describes the history behind the myth of the Bermuda Triangle, and presents three stories in graphic novel format which illustrate true and mysterious circumstances involving ships and planes in the Triangle.
David West, 2006

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «TRIANGLE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term triangle is used in the context of the following news items.
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Richmond: Woman reportedly held captive for year in Iron Triangle
RICHMOND -- A woman reportedly held captive in an Iron Triangle home for more than a year was rescued this week by police and federal authorities. «Contra Costa Times, Jul 15»
2
Emmanuel Mudiay relieved he avoided Knicks' triangle
4, as he was unsure he would have been a good fit for the triangle. Despite public comments to the contrary that he felt team president Phil Jackson could “make ... «New York Post, Jul 15»
3
Review: 'Triangle' gets intriguing world premiere in San Jose
Leaping back and forth through time between today and 1911 New York, when the infamous Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire rocked the city, the musical attempts ... «San Jose Mercury News, Jul 15»
4
Massive marijuana bust in Emerald Triangle continuing
A major multiday, multiagency law enforcement operation targeting large marijuana farms in the heart of the pot-rich Emerald Triangle has uncovered serious ... «Santa Rosa Press Democrat, Jun 15»
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China says 'Golden Triangle' source of most dangerous drugs
BEIJING: China says Southeast Asia's lawless `Golden Triangle' region remains the overwhelming source of the heroin and methamphetamine used in the ... «Times of India, Jun 15»
6
Triangle has become a 'hotbed' for modernist houses
The Triangle is estimated to have the third-highest inventory of modernist houses in the U.S., after Los Angeles and New York's Long Island, according to data ... «Triangle Business Journal, Jun 15»
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New project in US South promotes music "triangle"
Roger Stolle, owner of Cat Head Delta Blues & Folk Art store, talks about how a new project called the “Americana Music Triangle” will help attract tourists and ... «Yahoo News UK, May 15»
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Despite nebulous legal status, Emerald Triangle pot growers hiring …
Marijuana producers from Northern California's infamous Emerald Triangle are hiring lobbyists, forming political action committees and taking elected officials on ... «Santa Rosa Press Democrat, Apr 15»
9
Former Triangle Club accountant pleads guilty to theft
Thomas Muza, former Triangle Club accountant and McCarter Theatre general manager, pleaded guilty on Friday to embezzling more than $240,000 from the ... «The Daily Princetonian, Mar 15»
10
Triangle expected to receive 1-2 punch of snow this week
A weak system will bring a light dusting of flurries to the Triangle on Tuesday, though coastal areas could receive up to 2 inches of snow, WRAL meteorologist ... «WRAL.com, Feb 15»

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