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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 
Square 
A 4sided regular polygon with all sides equal and all internal angles 90 degrees; twodimensional 
A rectangle with all four sides equal 
Squares Squarely 
Equal sides Congruent sides 
Cuadrado (SP) Carré (FR) Quadrado (PT) 

Rearrange 
To partition a geometric shape and reorganize as to alter its appearance.

To put something into a new order. 
Rearranges Rearranged Rearranging

Change Reconstruct Reorganize Reorder

Reorganizar (SP) *Réarranger (FR) *Rearranjar (PT) 

Reassemble 
To partition a geometric shape and reorganize as to alter its appearance.

To reconstruct the parts or pieces of something. 
Reassembled Reassembling Reassembles 
Rebuild Reconstruct

*Reensamblar (SP) Reformer (FR) Reagrupar (PT)


Nonsquare rectangle 
A quadrilateral with four right angles, opposite sides of the same length, and adjacent sides of different lengths 
 
Nonsquare rectangles 

Rectángulo (que no séa cuadrado) (SP) Rectangle (qui ne soit pas carré) (FR) retângulo (que não seja quadrado) (PT)


Scale up 
To increase proportionately. 
To expand in scope and size. 
Scaling up Scaled up Scales up 
To augment To enlarge To expand

Ampliar proporcionalmente (SP) Amplifier proportionellement (FR) Amplificar proporcionalmente (PT) 

Dissect 
To partition a geometrical figure by straight lines. 
To cut open and examine the inside of; to cut apart or separate. 
Dissects Dissected Dissecting Dissection 
Break up Partition Divide Slice

*Diseccionar (SP) *Disséquer (FR) *Dissecar (PT) 

Measuring 
Assigning scalable units or value to a component of a geometrical shape based on its size (e.g., length, width) 
Assigning numerical values based on an object’s physical properties. 
Measure Measures Measured Measurement 
Assessing Calculating Evaluating Gauging 
Medir (SP) *Mesurer (FR) Medir (PT)


Area

The number of square units contained in the interior of a figure; the extent of a twodimensional surface enclosed within a boundary 
The space something occupies, twodimensional 
 
Enclosed Space
Twodimensional size

*Area (SP) *Aire/ Superficie (FR) *Área (PT) 

Symmetrical 
A shape that becomes exactly like a corresponding shape after a reflection, translation or rotation. 
Equal appearance about a dividing line. 
Symmetry Symmetric Symmetries


*Simétrico (SP) *Symétrique (FR) *Simétrico (PT) 

Cut 
To separate a geometric figure into pieces.

To make an opening, incision. 
Cuts Cutting

Chop Slice Separate Sever

Cortar (SP) Couper (FR) Cortar (PT) 

Proportional 
Having a constant ratio to another quantity. 
Corresponding in size or amount to something else. 
Proportion Proportionally

Commensurate Equivalent Uniform 
Proporcional (SP) Proportionelle (FR) Proporcional (PT)


Template 
 
Something that serves as a model. 
Templates

Guide Model Plan

Guía/Modelo (SP) Modèle (FR) Modelo (PT) 

Sides 
The line segments that form a polygon. 
The space next to something. 
Side Siding Sided 
Boundary Edge

Lados (SP) Côtés (FR) Lados (PT) 

Angles 
Shape formed by two straight lines or surfaces that meet 
a corner; a shape formed by two lines meeting at a point. 
Angle Angled Angling Angular 
Corner

*Ángulo (SP) *Angle (FR) *Ångulo (PT) 

Diagonals 
A line segment that connects two vertices of a polygon which are not next to each other. 
Joining two opposite corners. 
Diagonally Diagonal


*Diagonal (SP) *Diagonal(e) (FR) *Diagonal (PT) 
