Three-square
Three-square Three"-square`, a. Having a cross section in the form of an equilateral triangle; -- said especially of a kind of file. [1913 Webster] [1913 Webster]

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  • Three-square — Square Square (skw[^a]r), a. 1. (Geom.) Having four equal sides and four right angles; as, a square figure. [1913 Webster] 2. Forming a right angle; as, a square corner. [1913 Webster] 3. Having a shape broad for the height, with rectilineal and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • three-square — three′ square′ adj. having an equilateral triangular cross section: a three square file[/ex] • Etymology: 1400–50 …   From formal English to slang

  • three-square — [thrē′skwer′] adj. forming an equilateral triangle in cross section, as a three cornered file …   English World dictionary

  • three-square — I. ˈ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ adjective Etymology: Middle English thre sqware having three equal sides, from three, thre three + sqware, square square : having an equilateral triangular cross section used especially of a file II. ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun 1. also …   Useful english dictionary

  • three-square — /three skwair /, adj. having an equilateral triangular cross section, as certain files. [1400 50; late ME thre square threefold, modeled on FOURSQUARE] * * * …   Universalium

  • three-square — /θri ˈskwɛə/ (say three skwair) adjective having an equilateral triangular cross section, as certain files …   Australian English dictionary

  • three-square rush — noun see three square II, 1 …   Useful english dictionary

  • Compound of three square antiprisms — Type Uniform compound Index UC42 Polyhedra 3 square antiprisms Faces 24 …   Wikipedia

  • Olney three-square — amerikinis meldas statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Viksvuolinių šeimos augalas (Schoenoplectus americanus), paplitęs Šiaurės ir Pietų Amerikoje. Jo stiebai naudojami dirbiniams. atitikmenys: lot. Schoenoplectus americanus angl. American… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • Olney's three-square bulrush — amerikinis meldas statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Viksvuolinių šeimos augalas (Schoenoplectus americanus), paplitęs Šiaurės ir Pietų Amerikoje. Jo stiebai naudojami dirbiniams. atitikmenys: lot. Schoenoplectus americanus angl. American… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

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