A circle represents a female. … A completely shaded circle or square indicates that a person expresses the trait. A circle or square that is not shaded indicates that a person neither expresses the trait nor is a carrier of the trait.

## What would a shaded circle represent *?

A closed, or shaded, circle is used to represent **the inequalities greater than or equal to (≥) or less than or equal to (≤)** .

## What does a diagonal line in a pedigree mean?

A picture of your family’s history is called a pedigree. Here is a pedigree. Females are circles. Males are squares. A diagonal line through a circle or square means **the person has died**.

## Does mean open or closed circle?

When graphing a linear inequality on a number line, use an **open circle for “less than” or “greater than**“, and a closed circle for “less than or equal to” or “greater than or equal to”.

## What shaded means?

Shade is a **subtle, sneering expression of contempt for or disgust with someone**—sometimes verbal, and sometimes not.

## What is a half shaded circle called?

What is a half shaded circle called? In geometry, the half circle is referred to as the **semicircle**.

## Are circles male or female?

The use of shapes as gender symbols may have originated from kinship diagrams in anthropology, where **a circle represents a female** and a triangle represents a male.