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Wordnet 3.0

1. having three angles; forming or shaped like a triangle;
- Example: "a triangular figure"
- Example: "a triangular pyrimid has a triangle for a base"

2. having three sides;
- Example: "a trilateral figure"
[syn: trilateral, triangular, three-sided]

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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:Compasses \Com"pass*es\, n., pl.
An instrument for describing circles, measuring figures,
etc., consisting of two, or (rarely) more, pointed branches,
or legs, usually joined at the top by a rivet on which they
move.
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Note: The compasses for drawing circles have adjustable pen
points, pencil points, etc.; those used for measuring
without adjustable points are generally called
dividers. See Dividers.
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Bow compasses. See Bow-compass.

Caliber compasses, Caliper compasses. See Calipers.

Proportional, Triangular, etc., compasses. See under
Proportional, etc.
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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:Triangular \Tri*an"gu*lar\, a. [L. triangularis: cf. F.
triangulaire.]
1. Having three angles; having the form of a triangle.
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2. (Bot.) Oblong or elongated, and having three lateral
angles; as, a triangular seed, leaf, or stem.
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Triangular compasses, compasses with three legs for taking
off the angular points of a triangle, or any three points
at the same time.

Triangular crab (Zool.), any maioid crab; -- so called
because the carapace is usually triangular.

Triangular numbers (Math.), the series of numbers formed by
the successive sums of the terms of an arithmetical
progression, of which the first term and the common
difference are 1. See Figurate numbers, under
Figurate.
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WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):triangular
adj 1: having three angles; forming or shaped like a triangle;
"a triangular figure"; "a triangular pyrimid has a
triangle for a base"
2: having three sides; "a trilateral figure" [syn: trilateral,
triangular, three-sided]

Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:44 Moby Thesaurus words for "triangular":
cuneate, cuneated, cuneiform, deltoid, fan-shaped, oxygonal, three,
three-cornered, three-dimensional, three-footed, three-in-one,
three-pronged, three-sided, triadic, trial, triangulate, triarch,
trichotomous, tricorn, tricornered, tricuspid, trident, tridental,
trifid, triflorate, triflorous, trifurcate, trigonal, trigonoid,
trigrammatic, trihedral, trilateral, trimerous, trinal, trine,
triparted, tripartite, triple, triplex, tripodic, triquetral,
triquetrous, trisected, triune

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