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Shapes, Colors, Patterns

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square
(n) (geometry) a plane rectangle with four equal sides and four right angles
rectangle
(n) a shape that has four straight sides, two of which are usually longer than the other two, and four 90° angles at the corners
rectangular
(adj) Having four sides with four right angles.
circle
(n) a completely round shape, like the letter O
round
( adj) shaped like a circle
semicircle
(n) half a circle
triangle
(n) a flat shape with three straight sides and three angles
triangular
(adj) shaped like a triangle
point
(n) a sharp end of something
pointed
(n) shaped like a point
star
(n) shape with four or more points, which represents the way a ______looks in the sky
diamond
(n) a shape with four straight but sloping sides of equal length, with one point facing directly up and the other directly down
star-shaped
(adj)
beige
(adj) a pale brown colour
turquoise
(adj) a greenish-blue colour
pink
(adj) pale red
purple
(adj) a dark colour that is a mixture of red and blue
grey
(adj) having the colour of dark clouds, neither black nor white
shade (of)
(n) particular type of red, green, blue etc
pale
(adj) not dark: having a lot of white in it
light
(adj) pale and not dark
pattern
(n) a regularly repeated arrangement of shapes, colours, or lines on a surface, usually as decoration
striped
(adj) having lines or bands of colour
tartan
(adj) + (n) a traditional Scottish pattern of coloured squares and crossed lines, or cloth, especially wool cloth, with this pattern
check
(adj) + (n) a regular pattern of differently coloured squares
roundish
(adj) shaped a bit like a circle

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