# Academisch IELTS (Band 8 en Hoger) - Geometrie

Hier leert u enkele Engelse woorden met betrekking tot geometrie die nodig zijn voor het Academische IELTS-examen.

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parallelogram

(geometry) any flat shape with four straight sides, the opposite sides of which are equal and parallel to each other

parallellogram

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tetrahedron

(geometry) a polyhedron with four flat sides, a triangular pyramid

viervlak

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octahedron

a geometric figure with eight triangular faces, twelve edges, and six vertices

octaëder

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dodecahedron

a three-dimensional figure with twelve regular pentagonal faces, thirty edges, and twenty vertices

dodecaëder

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icosahedron

a three-dimensional figure with twenty equilateral triangle faces, thirty edges, and twelve vertices

icosaëder

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curvature

the measure of how much a curve or surface deviates from being straight or flat at a specific point

kromming

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parabola

(geometry) a symmetrical open curve that is similar to the path of an object thrown into the air passes till it falls back to earth

parabool

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hyperbola

a geometric curve formed by the intersection of a plane with two cones, resulting in two symmetrical branches

hyperbool

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sigmoid

an S-shaped curve, often used in mathematics and biology, and represents a function that produces a characteristic "S" shaped curve

sigmoïd

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torus

a solid shape resembling a donut or ring, made by spinning a circle around a line that does not cut through the circle

torus

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frustum

the section of a solid shape that remains after a parallel cut, featuring a flat top and a bottom that is larger or smaller than the top

afgeknot

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crescent

a curved shape with narrow points at the ends that appears wider in the middle, like the shape of the moon in its first and last quarters

halvemaanvormig

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helicoid

a surface in three-dimensional space formed by moving a straight line along a helix

helicoïde

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annulus

a geometric shape formed by the region between two concentric circles in a plane

ring

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rhombus

(geometry) a flat shape with four equal sides in which opposite angles are equal

ruit

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asymptote

a straight line that a curve approaches indefinitely but never intersects, characterizing the limiting behavior of the curve

asymptoot

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trapezoid

(geometry) a flat shape with four flat sides, two of which are parallel

trapezium

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lattice

a structure made of strips of wood, metal, or other rigid material arranged in a criss-crossed, grid-like pattern

traliewerk

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oblong

a rectangular figure that has unequal adjacent sides with arched angles

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lozenge

(geometry) a figure with four sides and two opposite angles more than 90° and two of less than 90°

ruit

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icosagon

a polygon with twenty sides and twenty angles

icosagon

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