TRIANGLE in a Sentence

Learn TRIANGLE from example sentences; some of them are from classic books. These examples are selected from a corpus with 300,000 sentences, including classic works and current mainstream media. Some sentences also link to their contexts.

Example sentences for TRIANGLE, such as:

1. He outlined the triangle in red.
2. The angles of a triangle total 180.
3. Let us drop a perpendicular line from the vertex of the triangle to the base.

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 Meanings and Examples of TRIANGLE
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
 n.  a plane figure with three straight sides and three angles
Classic Sentence:
1  The moon had risen higher, and floating in the Sound was a triangle of silver scales, trembling a little to the stiff, tinny drip of the banjoes on the lawn.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 3
2  "It has been ready a long while," answered the marker, who had already set the balls in a triangle, and was knocking the red one about for his own diversion.
Anna Karenina 3 By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In PART 7: Chapter 8
3  These two men, thus opposed in age and interests, resembled two parts of a triangle, presenting the extremes of separation, yet nevertheless possessing their point of union.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 79. The Lemonade.
4  In the first course, there was a shoulder of mutton cut into an equilateral triangle, a piece of beef into a rhomboides, and a pudding into a cycloid.
Gulliver's Travels 2 By Jonathan Swift
Context  Highlight   In PART 3: CHAPTER II.
5  You would not write your name in pencil across the hypotenuse of a right-angled triangle.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 5
6  The triangle included in the top of the A, between the two limbs and the tie, is the plateau of Mont-Saint-Jean.
Les Misérables 2 By Victor Hugo
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER IV—A
Example Sentence:
1  The angles of a triangle total 180.
2  He outlined the triangle in red.
3  Let us drop a perpendicular line from the vertex of the triangle to the base.