# equilateral

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## e·qui·lat·er·al

(ē′kwə-lăt′ər-əl, ĕk′wə-)
Having all sides or faces equal.
n.
1. A side exactly equal to others.
2. A geometric figure having all sides equal.

## equilateral

(ˌiːkwɪˈlætərəl)
(Mathematics) having all sides of equal length: an equilateral triangle.
n
1. (Mathematics) a geometric figure having all its sides of equal length
2. (Mathematics) a side that is equal in length to other sides
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## e•qui•lat•er•al

(ˌi kwəˈlæt ər əl, ˌɛk wə-)

1. having all the sides equal: an equilateral triangle.
n.
2. a figure having all its sides equal.
[1560–70; < Late Latin]
equilateral

## e·qui·lat·er·al

(ē′kwə-lăt′ər-əl)
Having all sides of equal length, as a square or as a triangle that is neither scalene nor isosceles.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
 Noun 1 equilateral - a figure whose sides are all equalfigure - a combination of points and lines and planes that form a visible palpable shape Adj. 1 equilateral - having all sides or faces equalequal - having the same quantity, value, or measure as another; "on equal terms"; "all men are equal before the law"
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Translations
مُتَساوي الأضْلاع
rovnostranný
ligesidet
tasasivuinen
egyenlõ oldalúegyenlőoldalú
jafnhliîa
lygiakraštislygiašonis
vienādmalu-vienādsānu-
rovnostranný
eşkenarlı

## equilateral

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## equilateral

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## equilateral

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## equilateral

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## equilateral

having all sides equal. an equilateral triangle.
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References in classic literature ?
Take for example an equilateral Triangle -- who represents with us a Tradesman of the respectable class.
In the first course, there was a shoulder of mutton cut into an equilateral triangle, a piece of beef into a rhomboides, and a pudding into a cycloid.
It happened that the Lancashire Queen, the shore at Turner's Shipyard, and the Solano Wharf were the corners of a big equilateral triangle.
If the courts is to be chalked out in white, I can draw a line so straight that you could hardly keep yourself from erecting an equilateral triangle on it.
Equilateral 3.10 Curragh 2pts win The Group 2 Sapphire Stakes at the Curragh has gone for export seven times in the last decade and the theme can continue thanks to Equilateral.
And Mabs Cross did well to defy a Group 1 penalty on her return to action at Newmarket on 2,000 Guineas day when catching Equilateral close home.
After winning the five-furlong prize 12 months ago, history repeated itself as the Michael Dods-trained five-year-old defied a 7lb penalty for her Group One success in last year's Prix de l'Abbaye to defeat Equilateral by a neck.
Equilateral is another for whom recent disappointment - and one or two more historical too - is no recommendation in another Group Three contest on the card, the Connaught Access Flooring Abernant Stakes .
Setting aside the lofty expectations which preceded his Listed return, however, Equilateral produced a perfectly plausible performance.
Above the Pointers is an obvious equilateral triangle of stars, Triangulum Australe.
Equilateral triangles are those in which all three angles are 60[degrees], and all sides are the same length.

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