- n tangram a Chinese puzzle consisting of a square divided into seven pieces that must be arranged to match particular designs
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
- n Tangram A Chinese toy made by cutting a square of thin wood, or other suitable material, into seven pieces, as shown in the cut, these pieces being capable of combination in various ways, so as to form a great number of different figures. It is now often used in primary schools as a means of instruction.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n tangram A Chinese puzzle consisting of a square of wood or other material cut into seven pieces of various shapes (five triangles, a square, and a lozenge), which can be combined so as to form a square and a variety of other figures.
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
- n Tangram tan′gram a Chinese puzzle, consisting of a square of wood cut into seven pieces of various shapes.
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New drool-, caress-, or frame-worthy Tangram chapbook.
We're not sure what we like most—the array of sizes, the palette of unexpected colors, or the way that one can arrange them a la Tangrams.
The VLSIprogramming language Tangram and its translation into handshake circuits.
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