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e·qui·lat·er·al

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

e′qui·lat′er·al·ly adv.

equilateral

(ˌiːkwɪˈlætərəl)
adj
(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
ˌequiˈlaterally adv

e•qui•lat•er•al

(ˌi kwəˈlæt ər əl, ˌɛk wə-)

adj.
1. having all the sides equal: an equilateral triangle.
n.
2. a figure having all its sides equal.
[1560–70; < Late Latin]
e`qui•lat′er•al•ly, adv.
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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:
Noun1.equilateral - a figure whose sides are all equal
figure - a combination of points and lines and planes that form a visible palpable shape
Adj.1.equilateral - having all sides or faces equal
equal - having the same quantity, value, or measure as another; "on equal terms"; "all men are equal before the law"
Translations
مُتَساوي الأضْلاع
rovnostranný
ligesidet
tasasivuinen
egyenlõ oldalúegyenlőoldalú
jafnhliîa
lygiakraštislygiašonis
vienādmalu-vienādsānu-
rovnostranný
eşkenarlı

equilateral

[ˈiːkwɪˈlætərəl] ADJequilátero

equilateral

[ˌiːkwiˈlætərəl] adj [triangle] → équilatéral(e)

equilateral

adjgleichseitig

equilateral

[ˌiːkwɪˈlætərəl] adjequilatero equilateral triangletriangolo equilatero

equilateral

(iːkwiˈlӕtərəl) adjective
having all sides equal. an equilateral triangle.
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