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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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Take one look at the G-Class and you can see that the design involved plenty of set squares and few elipsses; it has a relatively short wheelbase and big overhangs, pretty much the opposite of most modern cars.
The list of school products used for the study includes: ballpoint pens, fountain pens, pencils, pencil erasers, binders, pen eraser rewriters, drawing compasses, A4 notebooks, pencil cases, school bags, glue sticks, academic diaries, children's scissors, scientific calculators, flat rulers, set squares.
To complement this we have got hold of a geometry set comprising of a compass, protractor, two set squares, ruler, rubber and pencil sharpener.