Search
Create
Log in
Sign up
Log in
Sign up
BRS PreCollege Vocab：Shape
STUDY
Flashcards
Learn
Write
Spell
Test
PLAY
Match
Gravity
Terms in this set (35)
amorphous
(The amoeba was an
amorphous
blob.)
(adj) without definite shape or type; shapeless
无定形的
arc
(The
arc
of the rainbow could clearly be seen over the whole valley.)
(n) curved line or shape 弧
breadth
(The
breadth
of a piano keyboard favors players with long fingers and flexible hands.)
(n) width
宽度
circumference
(The
circumference
of a circle can be calculated if you know the diameter.)
(n) the line that goes around something
圆周
concave
(A
concave
bowl sat in the middle of the table.)
(adj) curved inward
凹的
configuration
(The living room
configuration
was good for watching television or talking.)
(n) arrangement; pattern
结构; 配置；轮廓
contour
(We drew a
contour
of a face.)
(n) shape or outline of shape
轮廓
convex
(A
convex
mirror is used to show a wide angle, so you can see if cars are coming down the street.)
(adj) curved outward
凸出的
cylinder
(The
cylinder
of the gun was at least five inches long.)
(n) a shape with straight sides and circular sides 柱面
(adj)
cylindrical
diameter
(We measured the
diameter
of the tree trunk to see if it would fit in the stove.)
(n) the distance from one side of something to the other through the center, usually of a circle.
直径
dimension
(The blueprint showed the *dimensions" of every room in the house.)
(n) an aspect of something that can be measured 外形尺寸
formation
(He was flying in
formation
with other jets.)
(n) an orderly arrangement; the act of giving shape to something
组织; 形成；(军队)编队
deformed
(King Richard III is portrayed on stage as having a
deformed
back.)
(adj) having a bad or wrong shape 变形
distort
(Picasso shocked some viewers by intentionally
distorting
human face.
Distortion
is now a common technique among painters.)
(v) twist out of shape 歪曲
(n) a misrepresentation of a shape or image畸变
parallel
(Although brought up in different households miles apart, the twins had
parallel
careers; both went to a teaching college and became math teachers, both were promoted and became principals in the same year.)
(adj) two objects or lines that go in the same direction without touching;
平行
proportion
(The
proportion
of women in the legal profession has been rising.)
(n) relationship of certain elements to the whole and to each other
比例
radius
(Students who lived in a ten mile
radius
from the school could attend for free.)
(n) a straight line from the center of a circle to its edge; an area around a spot. 半径
angular
(Stylists recommend round glasses for people with
angular
faces.)
(n) sharp-edged
角
serpentine
(From the airplane window you could see the
serpentine
course of the river.)
(adj) winding
弯曲的
silhouette
(Even from behind in
silhouette
, Billy recognized the figure.)
(n) an outline of a solid object
轮廓
sphere
(The sculptor rounded the clay into a
sphere
.)
(n) ball; sphere
球体
(adj)
spherical
spiral
(The
spiral
staircase was space-saving and attractive.)
a pattern of concentric curves 螺旋
spiral
(Her condition
spiraled
out of control, and she was close to death before the doctors even noticed something was wrong.)
(v) to move around central point while getting further away; getting increasingly better or worse .盘桓
symmetry
(The butterfly is an example of
symmetry
; what is on one side is exactly the same on the other side.)
(n) balanced proportions
对称；匀称
symmetrical
(The logo of McDonald's is
symmetrical
.)
(adj) well proportioned; balanced; the same on both sides
对称的
antonym:
asymmetrical
bulbous
(Everyone in the class put on a
bulbous
red nose for the picture.)
(adj) bulb-shaped; bulging
球状根的
tortuous
(We took a
tortuous
road out to the country.)
(adj) having many twists and turns
曲折的
volume
(Marks on the side of the container measured the
volume
of the liquid within.)
(n) the amount of sound or space that fills something; 容量
slab
(The girls carefully crossed over on a
slab
of wood that reached from one side to the other.)
(n) a broad,flat,somewhat thick piece of stone,wood,or other solid material
厚板
quadrilateral
(A trapezoid is a
quadrilateral
with two parallel sides.)
(n) having 4 sides
四边形
irregular
(He had an
irregular
heartbeat that had to be checked often.)
(adj) not normal or usual
不规则的
conical
(The bottom of an ice cream cone is
conical
.)
(adj) resembling the shape of a cone
圆锥的
jagged
(The alligator has a
jagged
tail that he uses as a weapon.)
(adj) having sharp points and edges; rough
锯齿状的; 不整齐的
perpendicular
(The street had horizontal parking on one side and
perpendicular
parking on the other side.)
(adj) at an angle of 90˚ to a given line, plane, or surface
垂直的
tapered
(Her long,
tapered
fingernails gave her a graceful and elegant appearance.)
(adj) narrower at one end
锥
YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE...
Geometry Vocabulary
20 Terms
luis_steo
Kindergarten Math Vocabulary
33 Terms
kvocabulary
3D shapes
15 Terms
Cathy_Belote
ALC Book 7 Lesson 1
32 Terms
Fazko111
OTHER SETS BY THIS CREATOR
Book 1 Module 4: Filial Piety
14 Terms
BRSEnglish
TEACHER
Module 3: Generosity
17 Terms
BRSEnglish
TEACHER
Module 2: Bravery
18 Terms
BRSEnglish
TEACHER
Module 1: Money and Happiness
17 Terms
BRSEnglish
TEACHER
THIS SET IS OFTEN IN FOLDERS WITH...
BRS PreCollege Vocab: Performing Arts
38 Terms
BRSEnglish
TEACHER
BRS PreCollege Vocab: Relationships
37 Terms
BRSEnglish
TEACHER
BRS PreCollege Vocab: Traits
38 Terms
BRSEnglish
TEACHER
BRS PreCollege Vocab: Word Roots
38 Terms
BRSEnglish
TEACHER
;