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Equilateral

Having all it's sides of te same length

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Octagon

A plane figure with eight straight sides and eight angles

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Denominator

The number below the line on a common fraction; a divisor
A figure representing the total population in terms of which statistical values are expressed

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Ordinal

Of or relatin to a thing's position in a series
Of or relating to an ordinal number (a number defining a things position in a series, such as "first," "second," or "third"

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Bisect

Divide into two parts
Divide (a line, angle, shape, etc.) into two equal parts

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Dividend

Sum of money paid regularly (typically quarterly) by a company to its shareholders out of its profits (or reserves)
A payment divided among a number of ppl, members if a cooperative or creditors of an insolvent estate
Math-a number to be divided by another number

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Fraction

A numerical quantity that is not a whole number
A small or tiny part, amount, or proportion of something

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Geometry

The branch of mathematics concerned with the properties and relations of points, lines, surfaces, solids, etc.

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Numerator

The number above the line in a common fraction showing how many parts indicated by the denominator are taken, for example, 2 in 2/3

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Rectangle

A plane figure with four straight sides and four right angles, esp. one with unequal adjacent sides, in contrast to a square

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Tangent

A straight line or plane that touches a curve it curved surface at a point, but if extended does not cross it at that point
A completley different line of thought or action

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Infringe

Break or violate

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Misnomer

Wrong or incorrect name

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Telemetry

Process of moving data a long distance

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Intersection

Place where two things cross or meet

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Quadrangle

Structure with four corners

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Divisive

Creating separation

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Equivalent

Same in force or value

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Tangential

Touching lightly, incidental

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Erect

Stand upright

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Coordinate

Bring into a similair group or movement

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Enumerate

Figure the number of

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Pentagon

Figure with five sides

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Equivocal

Open to more than one interpretation; ambiguous
Uncertain or questionable in nature

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Binomial

Math-an algebraic expression of the sum or the difference of two terms

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Spirometry

Spirometer-an instrument for measuring the air capacity of the lungs

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Rectification

Put (something) right; correct
Purify or refine

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Chronometer

An instrument for measuring time, esp. one designed to keep accurate time in spite of motion or variations in temperature, humidity and air pressure

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Denomination

A recognized autonomous branch of the Christian Church
A group it branch if any religion
The face value of any banknote, coin, or postage stamp
The rank of a playing card within a suit, or of a suit relative to others
A name or designation, esp. one serving to classify a set of things
The action of naming or classifying something

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Hygrometer

An instrument for measuring the humidity of the air or a gas

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Sectarian

Denoting or concerning a sect or sects
(Sect-a group of people with someway different religious beliefs from those of a larger group to which they belong)
Carried out on the grounds of a membership of a sect, denomination, or other group

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Alphanumeric

Consisting of or using both letters and numerals

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Equinox

The time or date (twice each year) at which the sun crosses the celestial equator, when day and night are if equal length (about sept. 22 and march 20)

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Diffraction

The process by which a beam of light or other system of waves is spread out as a result of passing through a narrow aperture it across an edge, typically accompanied by interference between the wave forms produced

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Indivisible

Unable to be divided or separated
(Of a number) unable to be divided by another number exactly without leaving a remainder

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Triangle

A plane figure with three straight sides and three angles