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UK
/ˌiːkwɪlˈætəɹəl/
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ADJECTIVE
- having all sides or faces equal
NOUN
- a figure whose sides are all equal
How To Use equilateral In A Sentence
- This is constructed by dividing a line into three equal parts and replacing the middle segment by the other two sides of an equilateral triangle constructed on the middle segment.
- Figure 6 shows an equilateral triangle and a rhombus that circumscribe the same unit circle.
- An equilateral triangle produces one of the observed crop-circle patterns; three isosceles triangles generate the other crop-circle geometries.
- The faces of the polyhedron appear to consist of two equilateral triangles and six somewhat irregular pentagons.
- Because the next most important angle to the right angle is the two-thirds of a right angle; that is, the angle of an equilateral triangle. The British and the Metric Systems
- An equilateral triangle would be formed with its associated 60 degree angle.
- The national flag consists of a square red field with a white equilateral cross at its center.
- For example, we know that a circle is somehow more symmetrical than a equilateral triangle.
- Euclid was able to draw an equilateral triangle, square, pentagon and hexagon, but recall that the heptagon (which has seven sides) and the nonagon (nine) eluded him. HERE’S LOOKING AT EUCLID
- The angles are equal, for ABC is equilateral.