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Definition of Triangular

Triangular
Triangular Tri*an"gu*lar, a. [L. triangularis: cf. F. triangulaire.] 1. Having three angles; having the form of a triangle. 2. (Bot.) Oblong or elongated, and having three lateral angles; as, a triangular seed, leaf, or stem. Triangular compasses, compasses with three legs for taking off the angular points of a triangle, or any three points at the same time. Triangular crab (Zo["o]l.), any maioid crab; -- so called because the carapace is usually triangular. Triangular numbers (Math.), the series of numbers formed by the successive sums of the terms of an arithmetical progression, of which the first term and the common difference are 1. See Figurate numbers, under Figurate.
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Compasses Com"pass*es, n., pl. An instrument for describing circles, measuring figures, etc., consisting of two, or (rarely) more, pointed branches, or legs, usually joined at the top by a rivet on which they move. Note: The compasses for drawing circles have adjustable pen points, pencil points, etc.; those used for measuring without adjustable points are generally called dividers. See Dividers. Bow compasses. See Bow-compass. Caliber compasses, Caliper compasses. See Calipers. Proportional, Triangular, etc., compasses. See under Proportional, etc.

Meaning of Triangular from wikipedia

- Triangular trade or triangle trade is a historical term indicating trade among three ports or regions. Triangular trade usually evolves when a region...
- or geometric barycenter, usually denoted by G. The centroid of a rigid triangular object (cut out of a thin sheet of uniform density) is also its center...
- A triangular number or triangle number counts objects arranged in an equilateral triangle (thus triangular numbers are a type of figurate numbers, other...
- upper triangular if all the entries below the main diagonal are zero. A triangular matrix is one that is either lower triangular or upper triangular. A matrix...
- In geometry, a triangular prism is a three-sided prism; it is a polyhedron made of a triangular base, a translated copy, and 3 faces joining corresponding...
- The triangular space (also known as the medial triangular space, upper triangular space, medial axillary space or foramen omotricipitale) is one of the...
- A triangular function (also known as a triangle function, hat function, or tent function) is a function whose graph takes the shape of a triangle. Often...
- In geometry, the triaugmented triangular prism, tetracaidecadeltahedron, or tetrakis triangular prism is one of the Johnson solids (J51). Each of its...
- In geometry, the triangular bipyramid (or dipyramid) is a type of hexahedron, being the first in the infinite set of face-transitive bipyramids. It is...
- The triangular interval (also known as the lateral triangular space, lower triangular space, and triceps hiatus) is a space found in the axilla. It is...
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