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Definition of Triangle

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.

Triangle Quotations

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.
Germaine Greer

I ran into Isosceles. He had a great idea for a new triangle!
Woody Allen

Arithmetic! Algebra! Geometry! Grandiose trinity! Luminous triangle! Whoever has not known you is without sense!
Comte de Lautreamont

Everybody knows that the great reversed triangle of land, with its base in the north and its apex in the south, which is called India, embraces fourteen hundred thousand square miles, upon which is spread unequally a population of one hundred and eighty millions of souls.
Jules Verne

The Bermuda Triangle got tired of warm weather. It moved to Alaska. Now Santa Claus is missing.
Steven Wright
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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

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