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One way was to have three of them all on the same face, forming an equilateral triangular base.
So if five of the edges had the same length — meaning the sixth edge was the only one with a potentially different length — that meant the two faces not straddled by this sixth edge were equilateral triangles.
At this point, you could think of the crystal as two equilateral triangles connected by a common edge.
For example, if you had three pennies in your pocket, then you could buy three strings that were each 1 cm long and form an equilateral triangle.
Three of them were flat on the ground, with their corners touching and enclosing an equilateral triangle.
Equilateral can be read as a parable of the ways we blind ourselves through vanity, love, and greed.
The Khedive of Egypt persuades himself that the success of the equilateral will silence his local political rivals.
A third game was called trign, and was played by three persons, stationed at the angles of an equilateral triangle.The Private Life of the Romans|Harold Whetstone Johnston
I mean of course by the relative pointed, the entire group of which the equilateral arch is the representative.The Stones of Venice, Volume I (of 3)|John Ruskin
It is built in the figure of an equilateral triangle, having one of its angles pointing towards the sea.Early Travels in Palestine|Arculf et al.
This consists of three plane mirrors so arranged that a cross-section of the three forms an equilateral triangle.Physics|Willis Eugene Tower
My legs and thighs first formed an obtuse angle, afterwards an equilateral angle, and at length, an acute one.Curiosities of Literature, Vol. 1 (of 3)|Isaac D'Israeli