Names of shapes

Here are the English names of basic shapes.

Names of shapes
  squareA square has four right-angles. Its four sides are all the same length.
 rectangle
A rectangle has four right-angles. It has two long sides and two shorter sides.
Something that has the shape of a rectangle is rectangular.
  circle
A circle is round. It has no angles. Its line is called the circumference. Something that has the shape of a circle is circular.
Half a circle is called a semi-circle.
 triangle
A triangle has three sides and three angles. Something that has the shape of a triangle is triangular.
 oval
An oval is an elongated circle and looks a little like an egg.
  cube
A cube is three-dimensional. It is made of six equal squares.

Other shapes

 Screen Shot 2013-07-22 at 11.08.29 PMSomething that has the shape of a diamond is diamond-shaped.
Screen Shot 2013-07-22 at 11.08.39 PMSomething that has the shape of a star is star-shaped.
 octagonAn octagon has eight sides.
adjective = octagonal
 heartSomething that has the shape of a heart is heart-shaped.
The leaves of a lime tree are heart-shaped.

 

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