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Definitions for equilateral
ˌi kwəˈlæt ər əl, ˌɛk wə-equi·lat·er·al

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. equilateraladjective

    a figure whose sides are all equal

  2. equilateraladjective

    having all sides or faces equal


  1. equilateralnoun

    An equilateral triangle

  2. equilateraladjective

    Referring to a polygon all of whose sides are of equal length. Not necessarily a regular polygon since the angles can still differ (a regular polygon would also be equiangular).

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Equilateraladjective

    Having all sides equal.

    Etymology: æquus and latus, Latin.

    Circles or squares, or triangles equilateral, which are all figures of equal lines, can differ but in greater or lesser. Francis Bacon.

    Trifling futility appears in their twelve signs of the zo diack and their aspects: why no more aspects than diametrically opposite, and such as make equilateral figures? Richard Bentley.


  1. Equilateral

    In geometry, an equilateral triangle is a triangle in which all three sides have the same length. In the familiar Euclidean geometry, an equilateral triangle is also equiangular; that is, all three internal angles are also congruent to each other and are each 60°. It is also a regular polygon, so it is also referred to as a regular triangle.


  1. equilateral

    Equilateral refers to something in which all sides or aspects are equal in length or degree. Most commonly, it is used to describe a type of triangle, an equilateral triangle, where all three sides are of equal length.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Equilateraladjective

    having all the sides equal; as, an equilateral triangle; an equilateral polygon

  2. Equilateralnoun

    a side exactly corresponding, or equal, to others; also, a figure of equal sides

  3. Etymology: [L. aequilateralis; aequus equal + latus, lateris, side: cf. F. quilatral.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of equilateral in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of equilateral in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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