What does Triangle mean?

Definitions for Triangle
ˈtraɪˌæŋ gəlTri·an·gle

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Triangle.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. triangle, trigon, trilateral(noun)

    a three-sided polygon

  2. triangle(noun)

    something approximating the shape of a triangle

    "the coastline of Chile and Argentina and Brazil forms two legs of a triangle"

  3. Triangulum, Triangle(noun)

    a small northern constellation near Perseus between Andromeda and Aries

  4. triangle(noun)

    any of various triangular drafting instruments used to draw straight lines at specified angles

  5. triangle(noun)

    a percussion instrument consisting of a metal bar bent in the shape of an open triangle


  1. triangle(Noun)

    A polygon with three sides and three angles.

  2. triangle(Noun)

    A percussion instrument made by forming a metal rod into a triangular shape which is open at one angle. It is suspended from a string and hit with a metal bar to make a resonant sound.

  3. triangle(Noun)

    A triangular shaped piece of equipment used for gathering the balls into the formation required by the game being played.

  4. triangle(Noun)

    A love triangle.

  5. triangle(Noun)

    The structure of systems composed with three interrelated objects.

  6. Triangle(ProperNoun)

    The area comprising the cities of Raleigh, Durham and Chapel Hill in North Carolina. Used with "the" except when attributive.

  7. Origin: From triangle.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Triangle(noun)

    a figure bounded by three lines, and containing three angles

  2. Triangle(noun)

    an instrument of percussion, usually made of a rod of steel, bent into the form of a triangle, open at one angle, and sounded by being struck with a small metallic rod

  3. Triangle(noun)

    a draughtsman's square in the form of a right-angled triangle

  4. Triangle(noun)

    a kind of frame formed of three poles stuck in the ground and united at the top, to which soldiers were bound when undergoing corporal punishment, -- now disused

  5. Triangle(noun)

    a small constellation situated between Aries and Andromeda

  6. Triangle(noun)

    a small constellation near the South Pole, containing three bright stars


  1. triangle

    A triangle is one of the basic shapes in geometry: a polygon with three corners or vertices and three sides or edges which are line segments. A triangle with vertices A, B, and C is denoted . In Euclidean geometry any three points, when non-collinear, determine a unique triangle and a unique plane.

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. triangle

    A geometrical figure consisting of three sides and as many angles. Also, a machine formed by spars for lifting weights, water-casks, &c. Also, a stage hung round a mast, to scrape, paint, or grease it.

Suggested Resources

  1. triangle

    The triangle symbol -- In this Symbols.com article you will learn about the meaning of the triangle symbol and its characteristic.

  2. triangle

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British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Triangle' in Nouns Frequency: #2919

Anagrams for Triangle »

  1. altering

  2. relating

  3. alerting

  4. integral

  5. alerting, altering, integral, relating

How to pronounce Triangle?

  1. Alex
    US English

How to say Triangle in sign language?

  1. triangle


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Triangle in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Triangle in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of Triangle in a Sentence

  1. Brett Kavanaugh:

    Three glasses in a triangle.

  2. Brett Kavanaugh:

    Drinking game, three glasses in a triangle.

  3. Robert Palladino:

    We're carrying out the president's direction to end foreign assistance programs with the Northern Triangle.

  4. Nancy Pelosi:

    We are neighbors in this Hemisphere and our interest in Central America and Northern Triangle is very important to all countries concerned.

  5. Nancy Pelosi:

    The timing of our trip relates to the migration issue, which is important to our countries in the Northern Triangle as well as in the United States and Mexico.

Images & Illustrations of Triangle

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