triangle


triangle
noun
1 shape
ADJECTIVE
equilateral, isosceles, right (AmE), right-angled (BrE), scalene
inverted

a large region resembling an inverted triangle

VERB + TRIANGLE
construct (technical), draw

Use your protractor to construct an equilateral triangle.

form
cut sth into

I cut the sandwiches into triangles.

PHRASES
the apex of a triangle
2 musical instrument

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