Names of the Shapes in English 21 January, 202110 July, 2020 by Alisa Names of the Shapes a sign consisting of a straight line with an upside-down V shape at one end of it that points in a particular direction Arrow /ˈær.əʊ/ UK /ˈer.oʊ/ US Ex. There was an arrow pointing to the door. a continuous curved line, the points of which are always the same distance away from a fixed central point Circle /ˈsɜː.kəl/ UK /ˈsɝː.kəl/ US Ex. We sat in a circle. a curved shape that has two narrow pointed ends Crescent /ˈkres.ənt/ UK /ˈkres.ənt/ US Ex. The moon was a brightly shining crescent. a marking that consists of lines that cross each other Cross /krɒs/ UK /krɑːs/ US Ex. She wears a gold cross around her neck. a solid object with six square sides of equal size Cube /kjuːb/ UK /kjuːb/ US Ex. Cut the cheese into small cubes. a solid or hollow tube with long straight sides and two circular ends the same size Cylinder /ˈsɪl.ɪn.dər/ UK /ˈsɪl.ɪn.dɚ/ US Ex. Deep-sea divers carry cylinders of oxygen on their backs. a shape, consisting of two half circles next to each other at the top and a V shape at the bottom Heart /hɑːt/ UK /hɑːrt/ US Ex. The leaves of a lime tree are heart-shaped. a flat shape with three straight sides Triangle /ˈtraɪ.æŋ.ɡəl/ UK /ˈtraɪ.æŋ.ɡəl/ US Ex. We cut some triangles of cheese. a triangle that has one angle of 90° Right triangle /ˌraɪt ˈtraɪ.æŋ.ɡəl/ UK /ˌraɪt ˈtraɪ.æŋ.ɡəl/ US Ex. He was the first to list the six distinct cases of a right triangle in spherical trigonometry. a triangle with three sides all of the different lengths Scalene triangle /ˌskeɪ.liːn ˈtraɪ.æŋ.ɡəl/ UK /ˌskeɪ.liːn ˈtraɪ.æŋ.ɡəl/ US Ex. On the other hand, I could change my model into a scalene triangle. a flat shape with four sides of equal length and four angles of 90° Square /skweər/ UK /skwer/ US Ex. It’s a square-shaped room. a shape having four or more pointed parts coming out from a center at equal distances Star /stɑːr/ UK /stɑːr/ US Ex. The teacher gave Tom a gold star. shaped like a circle that is flattened so that it is like an egg or an ellipse Oval /ˈəʊ.vəl/ UK /ˈoʊ.vəl/ US Ex. an oval face a flat shape that has four sides that are all of equal length Rhombus /ˈrɒm.bəs/ UK /ˈrɑːm.bəs/ US Ex. he formula for computing the volume of a rhombus, that’s something you forget. a flat shape that has four sides. The two sets of opposite sides are parallel and of equal length to each other Parallelogram /ˌpær.əˈlel.ə.ɡræm/ UK /ˌper.əˈlel.ə.ɡræm/ US Ex. Any line through the midpoint of a parallelogram bisects the area. a shape with five sides and five angles Pentagon /ˈpen.tə.ɡən/ UK /ˈpent·əˌɡɑn/ US Ex. They are marked by a pentagon with three overlapping triangles. a flat shape with six straight sides Hexagon /ˈhek.sə.ɡən/ UK /ˈhek.sə.ɡɑːn/ US Ex. The lines midway between parallel sides of the hexagon also form a triangle. a flat shape with seven straight sides Heptagon /ˈhep.tə.ɡən/ UK /ˈhep.tə.ɡɑːn/ US Ex. Construct a heptagon, given the seven points that are the midpoints of its sides. a flat shape with eight straight sides Octagon /ˈɒk.tə.ɡən/ UK /ˈɑːk.tə.ɡɑːn/ US Ex. When the four flat pages are folded out, they form an octagon. a flat shape with nine straight sides Nonagon /ˈnɒn.ə.ɡən/ UK /ˈnɑː.nə.ɡɑːn/ US Ex. Three superimposed equilateral triangles at 40° intervals form a star nonagon. Names of the Shapes Quizzes 3 Names of the Shapes 1 / 18 1. Quiz- A181: Which word matches the image? A. Cylinder B. Circle C. Crescent D. Cube 2 / 18 2. Quiz- A189: Which word matches the image? A. Hexagon B. Pentagon C. Rhombus D. Heptagon 3 / 18 3. Quiz- A178: Which word matches the image? A. Circle B. Cross C. Arrow D. Crescent 4 / 18 4. Quiz- A188: Which word matches the image? A. Rhombus B. Square C. Triangle D. Parallelogram 5 / 18 5. Quiz- A190: Which word matches the image? A. Rhombus B. Octagon C. Heptagon D. Hexagon 6 / 18 6. Quiz- A183: Which word matches the image? A. Triangle B. Cylinder C. Square D. Arrow 7 / 18 7. Quiz- A184: Which word matches the image? A. Triangle B. Square C. Arrow D. Cube 8 / 18 8. Quiz- A182: Which word matches the image? A. Arrow B. Circle C. Crescent D. Heart 9 / 18 9. Quiz- A187: Which word matches the image? A. Parallelogram B. Rhombus C. Triangle D. Square 10 / 18 10. Quiz- A192: Which word matches the image? A. Rhombus B. Octagon C. Heptagon D. Hexagon 11 / 18 11. Quiz- A176: Which word matches the image? A. Arrow B. Crescent C. Cross D. Circle 12 / 18 12. Quiz- A193: Which word matches the image? A. Nonagon B. Heptagon C. Hexagon D. Octagon 13 / 18 13. Quiz- A177: Which word matches the image? A. Circle B. Cube C. Arrow D. Cross 14 / 18 14. Quiz- A179: Which word matches the image? A. Circle B. Cross C. Cube D. Crescent 15 / 18 15. Quiz- A186: Which word matches the image? A. Triangle B. Star C. Square D. Oval 16 / 18 16. Quiz- A180: Which word matches the image? A. Circle B. Cross C. Cube D. Crescent 17 / 18 17. Quiz- A191: Which word matches the image? A. Heptagon B. Octagon C. Hexagon D. Rhombus 18 / 18 18. Quiz- A185: Which word matches the image? A. Arrow B. Star C. Triangle D. Square Fill in your info to get the online certificate via email and rank your results on the leaderboard! Your score is The average score is 70% LinkedIn Facebook Twitter VKontakte 0% Restart quiz Try a quiz now Shapes Name List Email Tweet Tweet Share Pinterest Messenger Related Download Pdf Lessons (Audio Included) Loading...