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Definition of Triangle


  1. A figure bounded by three lines, and containing three angles.
  2. 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.
  3. A draughtsman's square in the form of a right-angled triangle.
  4. 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.
  5. A small constellation situated between Aries and Andromeda.
  6. A small constellation near the South Pole, containing three bright stars.
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Triangle Translations

triangle in Danish is trekant
triangle in Dutch is driehoek, triangel
triangle in Finnish is kolmio
triangle in French is triangle
triangle in German is Dreieck
triangle in Italian is triangolo
triangle in Spanish is triangulo
triangle in Swedish is triangel