set square

Noun

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Noun

**set square** (*plural* set squares)

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*UK*) A flat triangular piece of plastic or other material, having corners of precise angles, used in technical drawing**2008**January, Michel Serfati, "A Note on the*Geometry*and Descartes's Mathematical Work", in*Notices of the American Mathematical Society*, volume 55, number 1, pages 50–51,- Descartes extended this classification by introducing his
**set-square**compass. This is mechanism of sliding**set squares**that "push" each other... .

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- A right angle tool used to determine if two surfaces join at a 90-degree angle, composed of two arms, usually made from metal.

*s*flat triangular piece of plastic triangle

- French: demi-carré, équerre
- German: Geodreieck, Geometrie-Dreieck
- Portuguese: esquadro
- Russian: геодези́ческий транспорти́р
- Spanish: cartabón, escuadra

- Russian: науго́льник

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