equilateral equilateral

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a figure whose sides are all equal
  2. (adj) having all sides or faces equal

Usage(s):

  1. A table in the form of an equilateral triangle.
  2. But Olivier's films set up an equilateral triangle between the screen, the stage and literature.
  3. Golfer Smith's two feet and the head of his club, when it touches the ground, nearly always form that invisible equilateral triangle so exuberantly eulogized in golf textbooks.

News

  • Changes to the resin identification system – big deal or not?

    All Sites The ASTM International Subcommittee on Recycled Plastics recently approved what it called major "enhancements" to the plastic resin identification code (RIC) system. The big change? Gone are "chasing arrows," which surrounded numerals from 1 to 7 that defined the resin used in the product's packaging. Now the marking symbol is specified as a solid equilateral triangle around the number ...
    on June 24, 2013     Source: PlasticsToday.com

Quotes

  1. "Pythagoras certainly imbued certain numbers with a lot of mystical significance," Marcus du Sautoy says. "He thought 10, for example, was a very special number because of the way you can arrange 10 stones into a beautiful sort of equilateral...
    on Apr 7, 2008 By: Marcus du Sautoy Source: BBC News

  2. "The love story is triangular in shape," writes Martin Amis in "House of Meetings," his 11th novel. "And the triangle is not equilateral."
    on Feb 19, 2007 By: Martin Amis Source: The Temple News Online (subscription)

  3. "He's in the prime of his life, finally achieving his aspirations, when this betrayal comes out of left field," Phillips said. "Now you feel his pain. You feel it's an equilateral triangle, because Arthur loved and admired Lancelot, too."
    on Jan 26, 2008 By: Lou Diamond Phillips Source: MLive.com

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