# Shapes Related Important Vocabulary Words

Learn about words related to ‘shapes’ and upgrade your vocabulary. Following is the list of 48 words used for different shapes:

S.No. | Word | Meaning |
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1 | Circle |
A circle is round |

2 | Cone |
A cone is a shape that has a point at one end and a circular opening at the other end. |

3 | Crescent |
A crescent is the shape of the moon around the time of the new moon. |

4 | Cube |
A cube is a solid geometric figure with six square faces. |

5 | Curve |
A curve is a wavy line or surface. |

6 | Cylinder |
A cylinder is a figure with a long round body. |

7 | Diamond |
A diamond is a foursided figure whose sides are all the same length. People play baseball on a diamond-shaped field. |

8 | Dodecahedron |
A dodecahedron is a twelve-sided regular geometric solid composed of pentagons. |

9 | Ellipse |
An ellipse is a flattened circle. |

10 | Equilateral Triangle |
The sides of an equilateral triangle are all the same length. |

11 | Fractal |
Fractals are patterns within patterns within patterns. |

12 | Heart |
The heart is a shape that often symbolizes love. |

13 | Heptagon |
A heptagon is a seven-sided figure. |

14 | Hexaflexagon |
A hexaflexagon is a folded geometric figure that can be “flexed” to expose its many sides. |

15 | Hexagon |
A hexagon is a six sided figure. Bee hives have hexagonal cells. |

16 | Icosahedrons |
Icosahedrons is a twenty-sided regular geometric solid. |

17 | Isosceles |
triangle an isosceles triangle has two sides that are the same length and two angles that are the same. |

18 | Kite |
A kite is a four-sided figure in which the two pairs of adjacent sides have the same length. |

19 | Line segment |
A line segment is a portion of a line. |

20 | Möbius strip |
A Möbius strip is a piece of paper with only one side! |

21 | Octagon |
An octagon is an eight-sided figure. Stop signs are octagons. |

22 | Octahedron |
An octahedron is an eight-sided regular geometric solid. |

23 | Orb |
A ball-shaped object is an orb. |

24 | Oval |
An oval is an egg shaped figure. |

25 | Parallelogram |
A parallelogram is a four-sided figure whose opposite sides are parallel. |

26 | Pentagon |
A pentagon is a five sided figure. . |

27 | Point |
A point is a very small dot. |

28 | Polka |
dots Polka dots are patterns of dots. |

29 | Polygon |
A polygon is a many-sided figure with straight edges. |

30 | Polyhedron |
Polyhedral are solids made from polygons. |

31 | Pyramid |
The pyramids in Egypt are huge buildings that have a square base and triangular sides. |

32 | Quadrilateral |
A quadrilateral is a four-sided figure. The square, rectangle, rhombus, trapezoid, kite, and parallelogram are quadrilaterals. |

33 | Rectangle |
A rectangle is a foursided figure whose sides are at right angles to each other. |

34 | Rhombus |
A rhombus is a parallelogram with equal-length sides. |

35 | Right triangle |
A right triangle has one angle that is a right angle (extending 90 degrees). |

36 | Round |
Round things are curved. A circle is round. |

37 | Scalene triangle |
The sides of a scalene triangle are all different lengths. |

38 | Semicircle |
A semicircle is half a circle. |

39 | Shapes |
Everything has a shape. |

40 | Sphere |
A sphere is a ball shaped object. |

41 | Spiral |
A spiral is a curve that winds in on itself. Snail shells have a spiral pattern. |

42 | Square |
A square has four, equally long sides which are at right angles to each other. |

43 | Star |
A star is a shape that has many points. |

44 | Tetrahedron |
A tetrahedron is a pyramid formed by four triangles. |

45 | Torus |
A torus is a doughnut-shaped object. |

46 | Trapezoid |
A trapezoid is a foursided figure with two parallel sides. |

47 | Triangle |
A triangle has three sides. |

48 | Zigzag |
A zigzag is a line that sharply turns back and forth. |

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