American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Of, relating to, or shaped like a triangle.
- adj. Having a triangle for a base: a triangular pyramid.
- adj. Relating to or involving three entities, such as three people, objects, or ideas.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Of or pertaining to a triangle; consisting of a triangle.
- Three-cornered and three-sided; included within three sides and angles: as, a triangular plot of ground; a triangular building. Specifically in botany and zoology:
- Hence, of or pertaining to three independent things; three-sided as regards elements, interests, or parties: as, a triangular treaty.
- In heraldry, represented as solid and three-sided: thus, a triangular pyramid or a triangular pyramid reversed is a point or a pile which is divided by a line indicating a projecting edge, and is treated as if a solid seen in perspective.
- A dense fibrous membrane stretched across the subpubic arch on the deep surface of the crura of the penis and the bulb of the urethra. Also called deep perineal or subpubic fascia.
- adj. Shaped like a triangle.
- adj. Of, or pertaining to, triangles.
- adj. Having a triangle as a base; as, a triangular prism, a triangular pyramid.
- adj. Having three elements or parties; trilateral, tripartite.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Having three angles; having the form of triangle.
- adj. (Bot.) Oblong or elongated, and having three lateral angles.
- adj. having three angles; forming or shaped like a triangle
- adj. having three sides
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“Procurement philosophy had been "triangular" - three possible sources for the same part, in case one was destroyed.”
“István Kulinyi’s has created this concept lamp that allows you to spin triangular pieces to change its appearance.”
“Mam called the triangular space “the pantry,” but our aunt had a real pantry, with windows and a glass door.”
“And that was for a measure – changing the tax treatment of so-called triangular mergers – affecting a relatively small number of transactions.”
“The acquisition will be the first major deal in Japan to use the so-called triangular-merger method, which became available in May.”
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