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noun [C] uk   /ˈtraɪ.æŋ.ɡl̩/ us  
B2 a flat shape with three straight sides: an equilateral/isosceles triangleGeometrical shapesSpherical, circular and annular objects anything that has three straight sides: Which earrings did you buy in the end - the triangles or the circles?Geometrical shapesSpherical, circular and annular objects a musical instrument consisting of a thin metal bar bent into a triangle shape that is hit with a metal bar to make a soundPercussion instruments US for set squareGeometrical and mathematical instruments (also frame) a three-sided frame for arranging the balls at the start of a game of billiards, pool, etc.Snooker, pool and billiards
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