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set square

noun [C] uk   UK ( US triangle) us  
a flat piece of metal or plastic in the shape of a triangle with one angle of 90°, used for drawing angles
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Translations of “set square”
in Korean 삼각자…
in Arabic مُثلّث لِلرسم…
in Portuguese esquadro…
in Catalan cartabó, escaire…
in Japanese 三角定規…
in Italian squadra da disegno…
in Chinese (Traditional) 三角板…
in Chinese (Simplified) 三角板…
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