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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.

Triangle Quotations

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.
Dan Flavin

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

When I used to perform weddings, the image I always had was the image of a triangle, in which there are two partners and then there is this third force, this third being, that emerges out of the interaction of these two. The third one is the one that is the shared awareness that lies behind the two of them.
Ram Dass

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

You know, I think of the global economy as an inverted triangle, resting on the shoulders of the American consumer. And if the American consumer cannot have enough disposable income in order to maintain a standard of living that creates more opportunities generation after generation, that's bad for everybody.
Hillary Clinton
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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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