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Triangles can formally only have three sides but in the real world there exist any number of shapes that fall intermediate between a triangle and quadrilateral.

True, but nothing can be simultaneously a triangle and not a triangle.

In the real world there are all sorts of relationships that lie in between married and single.

True, but no one can be simultaneously married and not married.

Schrodinger described how contradictory characteristics can be simultaneously true.

No he didn't. He described a consequence of the Copenhagen interpretation that, to him, illustrated the absurdity of the Copenhagen interpretation.
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