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Different Types of Shape Names

Different Types of Shape Names
Written by Rakesh Kumar

Different Types of Shape Names


Different Types of Shape Names: – In this section we will read about Different Types of Shape Names in English and what are the examples of Different Types of Shape Names in English, we will read in detail about all these.


In the previous post we have read in detail about Clothes Names in English”.


Here you will find a list of shapes with different types and useful example sentences. If you work in a business that requires the use of mathematics then it would be very important that you are aware of the English names for shapes.


When taking part in day-to-day conversations, you will need to learn the shape names in order to describe something or be able to understand what someone is talking about.  .


What Are Shapes?


Shapes are geometric figures, or the pattern an outline falls into. Shapes are often drawn (whether by ink, pencil, or digitally), but they occur in life, also.


Different Types of Shapes: –


There are many, many different types of shapes, and there are names for basically all of them.

The following list focuses on more common shapes that you are more likely to encounter or to need or want to know the name of.


Shape names with pictures


Tow-Dimensional Shapes: –

No.-1.Circle: A circle is an equally round shape. Picture the lid of a jar, flat, from above.


No.-2.Oval: An oval is basically a circle that’s been a little squished. The cups of over-the-ear headphones are generally referred to as oval.


No.-3.Rectangle: A rectangle is a shape with four sides, made up of two sets of parallel lines, with four right angles (90 degree angles; picture a capital L).


No.-4.Square: A square is a very specific type of rectangle, one with four equal sides. Some boxes have a square footprint. Origami paper is square.


Different Shape Names:-

No.-5.Triangle: A triangle is a shape with three straight sides. These sides can be any length, with any degree of angle, as long as the three sides are joined at their ends.


No.-6.Pentagon: A pentagon is a shape with five sides. A basic drawing of a house, with two lines for the roof, a line for each side, and a line for the bottom is generally a pentagon.


Shapes with more sides are generally named based on how many sides they have. A hexagon has six sides, heptagon has seven, and an octagon has eight.


Three-Dimensional Shapes: –

Three-dimensional shapes are ones that aren’t just flat on paper, but also take up room vertically. Only a few are really commonly named.


No.-1.Sphere: A sphere is a 3D circle, like a ball.


No.-2.Cube: A cube is a 3D square, like a box.


No.-3.Pyramid: A pyramid is a 3D triangle. The giant structures in Egypt are pyramids, as is the Luxor in Las Vegas.


List of Shapes






No.-6.Scalene triangle

No.-7.Right triangle







List of Different Types of Geometric Shapes: –










Different Shape Names with Examples: –

No.-1.Nonagon: -The math student measured each side of the nonagon until he had measurements for all nine edges.


No.-2.Octagon: -The sectional shape is a quarter of an octagon.


No.-3.Heptagon: -The pagoda has a base of heptagon.


No.-4.Hexagon: – A hexagon is a six – sided figure.


No.-5.Triangle: – The sum of all the angles of a triangle is 180 degrees.


No.-6.Scalene triangle: – A scalene triangle is a triangle that has three unequal sides.


No.-7.Right triangle: – The hypotenuse is the longest side of a right triangle.


No.-8.Parallelogram: – These are the opposite sides of the parallelogram.


No.-9.Rhombus: – A rhombus is a simple quadrilateral whose four sides all have the same length.


No.-10.Square: – The interior angles of a square are right angles or angles of 90 degrees.


No.-11.Pentagon: – Draw a pentagon, a regular five-sided figure.


No.-12.Circle: – The students sit in a circle on the floor.


No.-13.Oval: – The shape of the earth is an oval.


No.-14.Heart: – The pool was in the shape of a heart.


No.-15.Cross: – The cross is the symbol of Christianity.


No.-16.Arrow: – It flew straight as an arrow.


No.-17.Cube: – The box was cube-shaped.


No.-18.Cylinder: – The cylinder is rotated 180 degrees.


No.-19.Star: – cuts these papers into star-shaped.


No.-20.Crescent: – He has a crescent–shaped knife.


There are shapes everywhere, and so references to them happen frequently. Hopefully, after this lesson, you’re feeling prepared to deal with shapes!






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Rakesh Kumar