# Geometry Terms Crossword

### Description

Parallel lines: lines that remain the same distance
Transversal: line that intersects two or more parallel
Linear pair: pair of supplementary adjacent
Vertical angle: each of the pairs of opposite angles made by two intersecting
Same side interior: are two angles that are on the same side of the transversal and on the interior of (between) the two
Same side exterior: each pair of these angles are outside the parallel lines, and on the same side of the
Corresponding angles: live in the same position of each of the parallel and transversal
Alternate interior angles: pair of angles on the opposite side of the
Alternate exterior angles: pairs of angles on opposite sides of the transversal but outside the parallel lines are
Translation: the process of moving something from one place to
Reflection: creating a mirror
Rotation: a transformation in which a plane figure turns around a fixed center
Dilation: transformation of stretching or shrinking and image without changing its
Concurrent lines: set of lines or curves are said to be concurrent if they all
Incenter: point of concurrency of the angle
Circumcenter: the point of concurrency of the perpendicular
Orthocenter: point of concurrency of perpendicular
Centroid: point of concurrency of
Parallelograms: a four-sided plane rectilinear figure with opposite sides
Tangent lines: a line that touches a curve at a point without crossing
Chord: a straight line segment whose endpoints both lie on the
Secant line: a line that intersects two or more points on a

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