What is another word for quadrilaterals?

Pronunciation: [kwˌɒdɹɪlˈatəɹə͡lz] (IPA)

Quadrilaterals are four-sided polygon shapes that have unique characteristics and properties. Other synonyms for quadrilaterals include four-gons, tetragons, quadrangles, and quadrangles. These shapes can vary in geometry, such as a rectangle with 90-degree angles, a square with equal length sides, a trapezoid with parallel sides of different lengths, or a kite with two sets of equal sides. In mathematics, the study of quadrilaterals often involves determining angles, side lengths, and areas. Different quadrilaterals can be classified based on their properties and structures. Understanding these synonyms and related concepts can help students and learners better comprehend geometry and the diverse shapes found in the world around them.

What are the hypernyms for Quadrilaterals?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

Usage examples for Quadrilaterals

Before a big fire lay Captain Smollett; and in a far corner, only duskily flickered over by the blaze, I beheld great heaps of coin and quadrilaterals built of bars of gold.
"Treasure Island"
Robert Louis Stevenson
Then the two circles, the four triangles, and the three quadrilaterals respectively are similar figures.
"The Teaching of Geometry"
David Eugene Smith

Similar words: parallelograms, trapezoids, hexagons and pentagons, rhombuses and rectangles, octagons and hexagons

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