## Shape-Related Words

A circle is round.

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

A crescent is the shape of the moon around the time of the new moon.

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

A curve is a wavy line or surface.

A cylinder is a figure with a long round body .

A diamond is a four-sided figure whose sides are all the same length. People play baseball on a diamond-shaped field.

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

An ellipse is a flattened circle.

The sides of an equilateral triangle are all the same length.

Fractals are patterns within patterns within patterns.

The heart is a shape that often symbolizes love.

A heptagon is a seven-sided figure.

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

A hexagon is a six-sided figure. Bee hives have hexagonal cells.

An icosahedron is a twenty-sided regular geometric solid.

An isosceles triangle has two sides that are the same length and two angles that are the same.

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

A line segment is a portion of a line.

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

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

An octahedron is an eight-sided regular geometric solid.

A ball-shaped object is an orb.

An oval is an egg-shaped figure.

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

A pentagon is a five-sided figure.

A point is a very small dot.

Polka dots are patterns of dots.

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

Polyhedra are solids made from polygons.

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

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

A rectangle is a four-sided figure whose sides are at right angles to each other.

A rhombus is a parallelogram with equal-length sides.

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

Round things are curved. A circle is round.

The sides of a scalene triangle are all different lengths.

A semicircle is half a circle.

Everything has a shape.

A sphere is a ball-shaped object.

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

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

A star is a shape that has many points.

A tetrahedron is a pyramid formed by four triangles.

A torus is a doughnut-shaped object.

A trapezoid is a four-sided figure with two parallel sides.

A triangle has three sides.

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