25+ Geometric shapes names and pictures PDF. Here is the list of most common and well known geometric shapes with their pictures, definitions and examples. You must have an idea about these shapes. There is a vast use of these common shapes. You can learn this complete lesson and download PDF at the end.

## Geometric shapes names and pictures

Ellipse

Cube

Cylinder

Star

Heptagon

Hexagon

Crescent

Pyramid

Right triangle

Parallelogram

Rhombus

Rectangular

Rectangular Prism

Octagon

Cone

Triangle

Scalene triangle

Arrow

Square

Pentagon

Trapezoid

Circle

Oval

Decagon

Heart

Cross

## Geometric shapes names and pictures with Definitions

- Ellipse

In easy way we can describe the ellipse as “It is a circle that is stretched to make an oval shape. But remember that every oval is not ellipse.”

- Cube

It is a solid or hollow three dimensional shape which is contained by six squares.

- Cylinder

It is a geometric figure with circular cross section and straight parallel sides.

- Star

This geometrical shape is due to the idea of stars that shine in the sky. You can make 5 or 6 corner star.

- Heptagon

A geometrical plane figure that have seven straight sides and angles is known as heptagon.

- Hexagon

A geometrical plane figure that have six straight sides and angles is known as hexagon.

- Crescent

It is moon like curve shape. It looks like waning moon.

- Pyramid

It is mountain like geometrical shape in which all the sloping sides meet at the same point at top.

- Right triangle

A triangular shape having one angle of 90 degree is known as the triangle.

- Parallelogram

A parallelogram is **a quadrilateral with opposite sides parallel (and therefore opposite angles equal)**.

- Rhombus

It is a four equal sides parallelogram having equal opposite acute and obtuse angles.

- Rectangle

A Plane geometrical shape having opposite sides of same length and all the angles are of 90 degree is known as the rectangle.

- Octagon

A plane geometrical figure that have 8 sides is known as the octagon.

- Triangle

A plane geometrical figure that have three sides and three angles.

- Arrow

This shape is used to show position, direction or location.

- Square

A geometrical plane shape that have all the four sides same and at same angles.

- Pentagon

A plane shape that have five sides is known as the pentagon.

- Trapezoid

A quadrilateral with only two parallel sides. The length of two opposite sides is same and other two are of different length.

- Circle

It is a plane shape that have all the boundary points at equal distance from a single fixed point at the center.

- Oval

It is the stretched circle to one side.

- Decagon

A plane geometrical shape having 10 sides is known as the decagon.

- Heart

It is the shape that is used to represent the plane shape of human heart.

- Cross

It’s like sign of multiplication.

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