# equilateral

[ee-kwuh-lat-er-uh l, ek-wuh-]

## Origin of equilateral

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## Related Words for equilateral

rectangular, quadrate, quadratic, equilateral, foursquare, boxlike, boxy, orthogonal, rectilinear, squarish## Examples from the Web for equilateral

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### Historical Examples of equilateral

These are the equilateral triangle, the square and the regular hexagon.

Langstroth on the Hive and the Honey-BeeL. L. Langstroth

Are you aware, Mr Gascoigne, of the properties of an equilateral triangle?

Mr. Midshipman EasyCaptain Frederick Marryat

These are the equilateral triangle, the square, and the regular hexagon.

Animal IntelligenceGeorge J. Romanes

Form of the outer shell not a sphere, but a regular octahedron, with eight congruent, equilateral triangular even faces.

Cortical shell hexangular, equilateral, five times as broad as the triangular, Triopyle-shaped medullary shell.

## equilateral

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## equilateral

[ē′kwə-lăt′ər-əl]

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