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set square

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  1. set squarenoun

    a try square with an adjustable sliding head

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  1. set squarenoun

    A flat triangular piece of plastic or other material, having corners of precise angles, used in technical drawing

  2. set squarenoun

    a right angle tool used to determine if two surfaces join at a 90-degree angle, composed of two arms, usually made from metal.

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  1. Set square

    A set square or triangle is an object used in engineering and technical drawing, with the aim of providing a straightedge at a right angle or other particular planar angle to a baseline. The most simple form of set square is a triangular piece of transparent plastic with the centre removed. More commonly the set square bears the markings of a ruler and a half circle protractor. The outer edges are typically bevelled. These set squares come in two usual forms, both right triangles: one with 90-45-45 degree angles, the other with 30-60-90 degree angles. Combining the two forms by placing the hypotenuses together will also yield 15° and 75° angles. They are often purchased in packs with protractors and compasses. Less commonly found is the adjustable set square. Here, the body of the object is cut in half and rejoined with a hinge marked with angles. Adjustment to the marked angle will produce any desired angle up to a maximum of 180°.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of set square in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of set square in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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