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equilateral


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Equilateral  \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 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Equilateral  \E`qui*lat"er*al\,  n. 
  A  side  exactly  corresponding,  or  equal,  to  others  also  a 
  figure  of  equal  sides. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  equilateral 
  adj  :  having  all  sides  or  faces  equal 




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