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Meaning of EQUILATERAL

Pronunciation:  `eekwu'laturul

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  having all sides or faces equal
 

EQUILATERAL is a 11 letter word that starts with E.

 

 Synonyms: equal
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \E`qui*lat"er*al\, a. [L. aequilateralis; aequus
    equal + latus, lateris, side: cf. F. ['e]quilat['e]ral.]
    Having all the sides equal; as, an equilateral triangle; an
    equilateral polygon.
    
    {Equilateral hyperbola} (Geom.), one whose axes are equal.
    
    {Equilateral shell} (Zo["o]l.), one in which a transverse
       line drawn through the apex of the umbo bisects the valve,
       or divides it into two equal and symmetrical parts.
    
    {Mutually equilateral}, applied to two figures, when every
       side of the one has its equal among the sides of the
       other.
    
    
  2. \E`qui*lat"er*al\, n.
    A side exactly corresponding, or equal, to others; also, a
    figure of equal sides.
    
    
 
Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: Of stamens, with anthers regularly spaced around the style.
 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: balanced, coequal, coordinate, equal, equiangular, equidimensional, equiproportional, equisided, equisized, equispaced, eurythmic, even, finished, harmonious, isometric, proportioned, regular, symmetric, uniform, well-balanced, well-set, well-set-up
 

 

 

 

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