isosceles isosceles  /aɪ ˈsɔ sə ˌliz/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) (of a triangle) having two sides of equal length

Usage(s):

  1. Though most such triangles tend to be lopsided, this one was isosceles, the two men apparently equal in Barbara's heart.
  2. Like democracy, the isosceles triangle and the cheesecake, trial by jury is an idea of the Greeks, though the Greek juries of up to 2,000 members sometimes turned into a mob, e.
  3. No point of this isosceles triangle provides a sympathetic character, and the grim KGB and opaque Afghan tribesmen offer little respite from treachery.

News

  • A.M. Best Assigns Ratings to Isosceles Insurance Ltd.

    A.M. Best Co. has assigned a financial strength rating of B++ and an issuer credit rating of “bbb+” to Isosceles Insurance Ltd. . The outlook assigned t
    on November 15, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

Quotes

  • "Yankees-Red Sox is going to be Yankees-Red Sox regardless," says former Boston outfielder Coco Crisp, now with the Oakland Athletics, "but the Rays have brought somewhat of an isosceles triangle to the mix."
    on May 6, 2010 By: Coco Crisp Source: USA Today

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