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set square

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(Tools) a thin flat piece of plastic, metal, etc, in the shape of a right-angled triangle, used in technical drawing
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Noun1.set square - a try square with an adjustable sliding headset square - a try square with an adjustable sliding head
try square - a square having a metal ruler set at right angles to another straight piece
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Look for the unmistakeable symbols representing Freemasonry: the set square and set of compasses, the tools of the stonemason, often depicted with the letter 'G', standing for 'the Great Architect of the Universe' and geometry and the all-seeing eye, known in Freemasonry as the Eye of Providence.
The cheers of many boxing fans even got gaudier now that Pacquiao and Timothy Bradley are set square off on April 12 for their rematch.
The shop's work is fantastic but Goggsy insists on taking a ruler and set square to every shirt.
You can also use your set square to make sure the hole you are about to cut is level.
And I loathe it when I have washed all the towels, and they are all folded nicely with set square precision in the airing cupboard, and then some b***d has a bath and uses one of my lovely neat towels.
When that location's determined, mark it and coax the peep to set square to the sight at full draw, swapping single strands from one side of the peep to the other if necessary.
Andrew has already created a 3m high claw hammer and giant metal set square.
My favourite prank was to flick rice with a set square.
No matter how obscure your requirements - whether you want a left-handed fountain pen or an adjustable set square or a bottle of amber ink - this is the place to find it.
I come from a long-line of low-tech folk: my grandfather, a master bricklayer, had to construct with straight edge and compass, and then build all the frameworks for the arches he built around Sydney; my father, a navigator in the navy, used a parallel ruler and set square (oh, and log tables); yet, I am increasingly intrigued by the possibilities opened up by electronic technology--in particular, by the way that the technology allows us to play
Guests will be treated to a glass of champagne as they wait to be served set square sandwiches and the finest fancies, with a selection of Ringtons teas in dainty china cups.
When arrested, Al-Hazar was in possession of a ruler, a protractor, a set square and a calculator.