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English noun: triangle

1. triangle (shape) a three-sided polygon

Synonymstrigon, trilateral

Broader (hypernym)polygon, polygonal shape

Narrower (hyponym)acute triangle, acute-angled triangle, cuneus, equiangular triangle, equilateral triangle, isosceles triangle, oblique triangle, obtuse triangle, obtuse-angled triangle, right triangle, right-angled triangle, scalene triangle, wedge, wedge shape

2. triangle (shape) something approximating the shape of a triangle

SamplesThe coastline of Chile and Argentina and Brazil forms two legs of a triangle.

Broader (hypernym)form, shape

3. Triangle (object) a small northern constellation near Perseus between Andromeda and Aries


Instance hypernymconstellation

4. triangle (artifact) any of various triangular drafting instruments used to draw straight lines at specified angles

Broader (hypernym)drafting instrument

5. triangle (artifact) a percussion instrument consisting of a metal bar bent in the shape of an open triangle

Broader (hypernym)percussion instrument, percussive instrument

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