One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Having three sides or aspects.‘a three-sided sculpture’‘a three-sided billboard’
- ‘Its interior is outstanding, having a three-sided gallery and a very ornate rococo plasterwork ceiling.’
- ‘At the northern end of the bench, three upright stones form a three-sided bin or hearth, around which was found a considerable amount of what appears to be iron slag.’
- ‘Get close and you'll see that the top tube is three-sided in cross section.’
- ‘The stage is set for an exciting resolution of a three-sided power struggle.’
- ‘Cultural patrimony was the focus of a complex, three-sided debate.’
- ‘The family spent much of the year sleeping with the livestock in temporary three-sided shelters woven of bamboo.’
- ‘A simple three-sided, roofed structure offers adequate protection in these conditions.’
- ‘Using one-way mirrors, Dan Graham created a three-sided sculpture that reflected the circles and bending space of the building.’
- ‘Three-sided work surfaces are equipped with flat-screen computers to conserve space.’
- ‘A good analogy is a three-sided pyramid.’
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