triangular

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English[edit]

A triangular sign

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English triangulare, trianguler, triangulere, from Old French triangulaire, triangulier and Latin triangulāris.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /tɹaɪˈæŋ.ɡjə.lə/, /tɹaɪˈæŋ.ɡjʊ.lə/
  • (US) IPA(key): /tɹaɪˈæŋ.ɡjə.lɚ/, /tɹaɪˈaɪŋ.ɡjʊ.lɚ/
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Adjective[edit]

triangular (comparative more triangular, superlative most triangular)

  1. Shaped like a triangle.
  2. Of, or pertaining to, triangles.
  3. Having a triangle as a base; as, a triangular prism, a triangular pyramid.
  4. Having three elements or parties; trilateral, tripartite.

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Catalan[edit]

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Adjective[edit]

triangular (masculine and feminine plural triangulars)

  1. triangular

Verb[edit]

triangular (first-person singular present triangulo, past participle triangulat)

  1. to triangulate

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Galician[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

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Adjective[edit]

triangular m or f (plural triangulares)

  1. triangular, shaped like a triangle
  2. having a triangle as a base
  3. having three elements or parties

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin triangulāris.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective:

 

Noun:

 

  • Hyphenation: tri‧an‧gu‧lar

Adjective[edit]

triangular m or f (plural triangulares, comparable)

  1. triangular

Verb[edit]

triangular (first-person singular present indicative triangulo, past participle triangulado)

  1. to triangulate

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Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /tɾjanɡuˈlaɾ/, [t̪ɾjãŋ.ɡuˈlaɾ]
  • Hyphenation: tri‧an‧gu‧lar

Adjective[edit]

triangular (plural triangulares)

  1. triangular

Verb[edit]

triangular (first-person singular present triangulo, first-person singular preterite triangulé, past participle triangulado)

  1. to triangulate

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