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  • Based upon the design principles of Andrea Palladio, Jefferson constructed the all-brick home in the form of a perfect, equal-sided octagon, which appealed to his love of mathematics.

    The Last Patriot

  • Of the two kinds of triangles the equal-sided has but one form, the unequal-sided has an infinite variety of forms; and there is none more beautiful than that which forms the half of an equilateral triangle.

    Timaeus

  • Long practice and training, begun in the schools and continued in the experience of daily life, enable us to discriminate at once by the sense of touch, between the angles of an equal-sided Triangle, Square, and Pentagon; and I need not say that the brainless vertex of an acute-angled Isosceles is obvious to the dullest touch.

    Flatland: a romance of many dimensions

  • There had been four distinct symbols, each framed in an equal-sided box.

    Blackout

  • In a welcome release for his temper, he kicked three basket-sided holes in the snow at the edge of the ice, one at each point of an imaginary equal-sided triangle laid on the pond, then divided the class into two teams.

    Exile's Valor

  • In a welcome release for his temper, he kicked three basket-sided holes in the snow at the edge of the ice, one at each point of an imaginary equal-sided triangle laid on the pond, then divided the class into two teams.

    Exile's Valor

  • To cut the breast and wing quarter in half, cut the breast with your scissors so that it is an equal-sided triangle.

    THE TANTE MARIE’S COOKING SCHOOL COOKBOOK

  • To cut the breast and wing quarter in half, cut the breast with your scissors so that it is an equal-sided triangle.

    THE TANTE MARIE’S COOKING SCHOOL COOKBOOK

  • To cut the breast and wing quarter in half, cut the breast with your scissors so that it is an equal-sided triangle.

    THE TANTE MARIE’S COOKING SCHOOL COOKBOOK

  • _Equilateral_, on the other hand, is borrowed from the Latin, but it is merely the Latin translation of the Greek ισοπλευρος {isopleuros}, _equal-sided_.

    The Legacy of Greece Essays By: Gilbert Murray, W. R. Inge, J. Burnet, Sir T. L. Heath, D'arcy W. Thompson, Charles Singer, R. W. Livingston, A. Toynbee, A. E. Zimmern, Percy Gardner, Sir Reginald Blomfield

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