triangle

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English[edit]

A regular triangle, the geometric shape.
A triangle, the musical instrument.

Etymology[edit]

From Old French triangle.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • enPR: trī'-ăng-gəl, IPA(key): /ˈtraɪæŋɡəl/
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Noun[edit]

triangle (plural triangles)

  1. (geometry) A polygon with three sides and three angles.
  2. (music) A percussion instrument made by forming a metal rod into a triangular shape which is open at one angle. It is suspended from a string and hit with a metal bar to make a resonant sound.
  3. (cue sports) A triangular shaped piece of equipment used for gathering the balls into the formation required by the game being played.
  4. A love triangle.
    • 2009, Neil McDonald, Quadrant, November 2009, No. 461 (Volume LIII, Number 11), Quadrant Magazine Limited, page 104:
      One of the writers' most pleasing inventions was to treat the triangle love story as comedy.
  5. (systemics) The structure of systems composed with three interrelated objects.

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Catalan[edit]

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Noun[edit]

triangle m (plural triangles)

  1. (geometry) triangle
  2. (music) triangle

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triangle m (plural triangles)

  1. triangle (polygon)
  2. triangle (percussion instrument)

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