equilateral triangle


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Related to equilateral triangle: isosceles triangle, scalene triangle
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Noun1.equilateral triangle - a three-sided regular polygonequilateral triangle - a three-sided regular polygon  
regular polygon - a polygon with all sides and all angles equal
triangle, trigon, trilateral - a three-sided polygon
delta - an object shaped like an equilateral triangle
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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. From ship to shore, the side of the triangle along which the Italians had to escape, was a distance equal to that from the Solano Wharf to the shore, the side of the triangle along which we had to travel to get to the shore before the Italians.
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.
The second lieutenant insignia is an equilateral triangle with a Baybayin "K" in the middle and worn on the shoulders of Army officers.
The white equilateral triangle stands for equality, the upper blue stripe signifies peace, truth, and justice.
According to the website for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the side of the Philippine flag which is closest to the flagpole is a white, equilateral triangle, representing the hope of the Philippine people for peace and tranquility.
Above the Pointers is an obvious equilateral triangle of stars, Triangulum Australe.
Imagine an equilateral triangle, about 3.5[degrees] on a side, formed by Albireo, Alpha ([alpha]) Vulpeculae, and 10 Vulpeculae.
The equilateral triangle represents the three part answer - unity, recovery and service - to a three part disease - physical, mental and spiritual, while the circle represents wholeness or oneness.
Select three colors that draw an equilateral triangle on the wheel; royal purple, orange, and green keep especially good company.