from The Century Dictionary.

  • With all the sides equal.
  • In zoology: Equally on two sides: as, equilaterally rounded; equilaterally bisinuate.
  • So as to have two sides equal: as, equilaterally produced; equilaterally angulose.


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • There are plenty of issues that need to be discussed, but the evacuees are keeping the area very clean and equilaterally said they were happier to be in the Astrodome than stuck in the Superdome or elsewhere in New Orleans.

    Boing Boing: September 4, 2005 - September 10, 2005 Archives

  • It sounded complicated, but all the term really meant was that it was one of about a million plain, equilaterally hipped-roofed houses in the Midwest, built around the time of the First World War.

    A Winter Haunting

  • Fires from burning leaves sent up sluggish pillars of smoke, that spread out equilaterally above the trees in the windless air.

    The Mayor of Warwick

  • 8 And, catching up in haste his three-square shield three-square > equilaterally triangular

    The Faerie Queene — Volume 01

  • As Deal writes in his concluding essay: "If the square, as employed in the surveys of public lands, could function like a telescope, framing smaller and smaller sections of the plains down to a transect, it can also be used as a window, equilaterally divided by the horizon, that begins with a finite section of the earth and sky and restores them in the imagination to the vastness that now exists as an idea: the landscape that is contained within the perfect symmetry of the square implies infinity."

    Marketing Photos with Mary Virginia Swanson


Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.