20 terms

Growing Your Vocabulary-Chapter 18-What's Your Angle?

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angulus/angl
bend or corner
angle
two lines that meet at the same point; point of view
triangle
a shape that has three angles
quadrangle
an open area that is surrounded by four walls or buildings
angular
has sharp corners or is very stiff
rectus/rect
straight
erect
standing straight and tall; to build
correct
it is right
rectify
to fix
direction
the way something points or moves; to explain what to do
gonia/gon
angle
pentagon
a shape that has 5 angles and 5 sides
diagonal
a line that cuts across a shape
trigonometry
the study of properties of triangles
tri-
three
tricycle
a vehicle with three wheels
trident
a fork with three prongs that look like teeth
dia-
across; between
diameter
the length of a line across a circle
dialogue
words between two people