# Dilating Figures: Word Chart

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* = Cognate

 Word Academic Language Meaning Everyday Language Version Other Forms of the Word or Phrase Related Words or Phrases Translation Examples of word use with students Dilation A transformation that enlarges or reduces a geometric figure proportionally Enlargement or expansion (e.g., of the pupils) Dilate Dilates Dilating Dilated Amplify Enlarge Make bigger *Dilatación (SP) *Dilatation (FR) *Dilatação (PT) Vertices The points where the sides of a geometric figure intersect. Vertex Intersection Corner *Vértices (SP) Sommets (FR) *Vértices (PT) Similar For polygons: having corresponding angles congruent and corresponding sides in proportion Alike: having the same characteristics Similarity Similarly Similarities Alike Matching Proportional *Similar (SP) *Similaire (FR) *Similar (PT) Equidistant Being the same distance from two other points. Equally distant. Equidistantly In between *Equidistante (SP) *Equidistant(e) (FR) *Equidistante (PT) Line Segment A straight line that links two points without extending beyond them. Unbroken and bounded portion of line. Segmented line Line segments Segmenting lines Part of line Portion of line Section of line *Segmento de  línea (SP) *Segment (FR) *Segmento de linha (PT) Predict To make a precise guess based upon reason and study of a situation. To suggest what may happen (e.g. weather); to tell something in advance. Prediction Predicted Predicting Predicts Forecast Foresee Anticipate *Predecir/ Prever (SP) *Prédire/Prévoir (FR) *Predizer/Prever (PT) Reconstruct To partition a geometric shape and reorganize as to alter its appearance. To reassemble/reorganize the parts or pieces of something. Reconstructed Reconstructing Reconstructs Rebuild Reassemble Reorganize *Reconstruir (SP) *Reconstruire (FR) *Reconstruir (PT) Knot --- A piece of material folded and tied upon itself. Knots Knotted Nudo (SP) Nœud (FR) Nó (PT) Locate --- To identify or discover the place of. Locates Locating Location Located Find Discover Identify Ubicar/*Localizar (SP) Trouver/*Localiser (FR) *Localizar (PT) Spaces --- A blank portion or area; a linear unit on a grid. Space Spaced Room Empty area *Espacios (SP) Places/*Espaces (FR) *Espaços (PT)