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Word

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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/ *Predizer/


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) 
