36 terms

Everyday Words Lesson 25 (terms / definitions)

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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