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triangular

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adjective tri·an·gu·lar \trī-ˈaŋ-gyə-lər\

Simple Definition of triangular

  • : shaped like a triangle

  • : involving three people, groups, or things

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of triangular

  1. 1a :  of, relating to, or having the form of a triangle <a triangular plot of land>b :  having a triangular base or principal surface <a triangular table> <a triangular pyramid>

  2. 2a (1) :  of, relating to, or involving three elements <a triangular agreement> (2) of a military group :  based primarily on three unitsb :  of or relating to a love triangle

triangularity play \(ˌ)trī-ˌaŋ-gyə-ˈla-rə-tē\ noun
triangularly play \trī-ˈaŋ-gyə-lər-lē\ adverb

Origin of triangular

Middle English trianguler, from Late Latin triangularis, from Latin triangulum


First Known Use: 14th century


TRIANGULAR Defined for Kids

triangular

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adjective tri·an·gu·lar \trī-ˈaŋ-gyə-lər\

Definition of triangular for Students

  1. 1 :  having three angles, sides, or corners <a triangular sign>

  2. 2 :  of, relating to, or involving three parts or persons




Medical Dictionary

triangular

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noun tri·an·gu·lar \trī-ˈaŋ-gyə-lər\

Medical Definition of triangular





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