Definition of Triangles

1. Noun. (plural of triangle) ¹

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Definition of Triangles

1. triangle [n] - See also: triangle

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Triangles

triangle bandage
triangle inequality
triangle of auscultation
triangle of elbow
triangle of fillet
triangle of safety
triangle of vertebral artery
triangle test
triangles (current term)
triangular bandage
triangular bone
triangular cartilage
triangular colon
triangular colons
triangular crest
triangular disk of wrist
triangular division
triangular divisions

Literary usage of Triangles

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"It might be contended that in' small triangles the difference between the sum of ... Seeing therefore that small triangles obey the law, it is necessary to~ ..."

2. Projective Geometry by Oswald Veblen, John Wesley Young (1918)
"Congruent and similar triangles. Two of the three fundamental criteria for ... In the following theorems we shall restrict attention to triangles none of ..."

3. The Thirteen Books of Euclid's Elements by Euclid, Johan Ludvig Heiberg (1908)
"right-angled triangles of the figures which are the faces of the first four regular solids. The face of the cube is the square which is formed from ..."

4. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and (1911)
"Since any plane triangle can be divided into right-angled triangles, the solution of all plane triangles can be reduced to that of right-angled triangles; ..."

5. Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature (1907)
"The two triangles therefore are said to be both со-H near and co-axal. ... Let us first suppose the triangles to be in different planes. ..."

6. Anatomy, Descriptive and Surgical by Henry Gray (1901)
"This space is subdivided into two large triangles by the Sterno-mastoid muscle, ... These smaller triangles are named, from below upward, the inferior ..."

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