Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun triangle

5 senses of triangle

Sense 1
triangle, trigon, trilateral -- (a three-sided polygon)
       => polygon, polygonal shape -- (a closed plane figure bounded by straight sides)

Sense 2
triangle -- (something approximating the shape of a triangle; "the coastline of Chile and Argentina and Brazil forms two legs of a triangle")
       => shape, form -- (the spatial arrangement of something as distinct from its substance; "geometry is the mathematical science of shape")

Sense 3
Triangulum, Triangle -- (a small northern constellation near Perseus between Andromeda and Aries)
       INSTANCE OF=> constellation -- (a configuration of stars as seen from the earth)

Sense 4
triangle -- (any of various triangular drafting instruments used to draw straight lines at specified angles)
       => drafting instrument -- (an instrument used by a draftsman in making drawings)

Sense 5
triangle -- (a percussion instrument consisting of a metal bar bent in the shape of an open triangle)
       => percussion instrument, percussive instrument -- (a musical instrument in which the sound is produced by one object striking another)

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