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Triangular

triangular

1. Having three angles; having the form of a triangle.

2. (Science: botany) Oblong or elongated, and having three lateral angles; as, a triangular seed, leaf, or stem. Triangular compasses, compasses with three legs for taking off the angular points of a triangle, or any three points at the same time.

(Science: zoology) Triangular crab, any maioid crab; so called because the carapace is usually triangular.

(Science: mathematics) Triangular numbers, the series of numbers formed by the successive sums of the terms of an arithmetical progression, of which the first term and the common difference are 1. See figurate numbers, under Figurate.

Origin: L. Triangularis: cf. F. Triangulaire.


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Small Mammal's Lower Jaw? Very unique- trying to identify

... it was as the teeth are in good condition, I don't think it is a fox I done some quick googling and a foxes jaw bone comes to more of a sharp triangular shape than this specimen. Not dead that long either as it still has tissue attached tot he jawline, anyway very interesting find it reminds ...

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Re: Can someone tell me what this bug is?

My first impression was also a leafhopper. But I'm no entomologist. Leafhoppers come in many colours, shapes, and sizes. Some are green and triangular.

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by wbla3335
Sun Aug 26, 2012 3:48 am
 
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Topic: Can someone tell me what this bug is?
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Can someone tell me what this bug is?

... of April 2012. I've lived in this area for over 30 years and have never seen anything like it before. It had such straight lines and was almost triangular in shape, probably around 2-3 cm in length. Thanks in advance.

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by broonstane
Wed Aug 22, 2012 12:20 am
 
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Spine of mammalian sea creature?

... pictures of dolphin skeletons it appears that the (blades?) on the vertebrae are a different shape to dolphin vertebrae (The blades are slightly triangular, while the blades on dolphin vertebrae seem a bit more square). Can anyone identify this for me? Is it actually dolphin? As you can see there ...

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by Synapse
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Topic: Spine of mammalian sea creature?
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Talk about INSECTZ or get outta here:)

... or for any other purpose. You can also use transparent plastic sheets to glue them so you can see it under. Or to glue it on the tip of the triangular paper so the is minimal covered area of body. I friend of mine is working on parasitic wasps and he make microscopical samples (damn i cannot ...

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by Beetle
Wed Jul 11, 2007 11:55 am
 
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Topic: Talk about INSECTZ or get outta here:)
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