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Noun: triangle  'trI,ang-gul
  1. A three-sided polygon
    - trigon, trilateral
     
  2. Something approximating the shape of a triangle
    "the coastline of Chile and Argentina and Brazil forms two legs of a triangle"
     
  3. Any of various triangular drafting instruments used to draw straight lines at specified angles
     
  4. A percussion instrument consisting of a metal bar bent in the shape of an open triangle
Noun: Triangle  'trI,ang-gul
  1. A small northern constellation near Perseus between Andromeda and Aries
    - Triangulum

Derived forms: triangles

Type of: constellation, drafting instrument, form, percussion instrument, percussive instrument, polygon, polygonal shape, shape

Encyclopedia: Triangle, West Yorkshire