36 terms

triangle

a three-sided polygon

equilateral

having all sides or faces equal

octagon

an eight-sided polygon

denominator

the divisor of a fraction

ordinal

being or denoting a numerical order in a series

bisect

cut in half or cut in two

dividend

number to be divided

fraction

a small part or item forming a piece of a whole

geometry

mathematics dealing with lines, angles, surfaces, and solids

numerator

the dividend of a fraction

rectangle

a parallelogram with four right angles

tangent

a straight line or plane that touches a curve or curved surface at a point but does not intersect it at that point

infringe

advance beyond the usual limit

misnomer

an incorrect or unsuitable name

telemetry

automatic measurement of data and transmission over distances by wire, radio, or other means

intersection

a point where lines intersect

quadrangle

a four-sided polygon

divisive

causing dissent, discord

equivalent

being essentially equal to something

tangential

of superficial relevance if any

erect

upright in position or posture; to build

coordinate

bring into common action, movement, or condition

enumerate

specify individually

pentagon

a five-sided polygon

equivocal

open to question, open to two or more interpretations

binomial

consisting of two names or terms

spirometer

a measuring instrument for measuring the vital capacity of the lungs

rectification

the act of offering an improvement to replace a mistake; determination of the length of a curve

chronometer

A portable timekeeper of the highest attainable precision.

denomination

identifying word or words by which someone or something is called and classified or distinguished from others

equinox

either of two times of the year when the sun crosses the plane of the earth's equator and day and night are of equal length

hygrometer

measuring instrument for measuring the relative humidity of the atmosphere

diffraction

the bending of light waves around barriers or through openings

sectarian

a member of a sect

indivisible

impossible of undergoing division

alphanumeric

Of or relating to sytems made up of combination of letters and numbers