hypotenuse

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hypotenuse

hy·pot·e·nuse

(hī-pŏt′n-o͞os′, -yo͞os′) also hy·poth·e·nuse (-pŏth′ə-no͞os′, -nyo͞os′)
n. Abbr. hyp.
The side of a right triangle opposite the right angle.

[Latin hypotēnūsa, from Greek hupoteinousa, from feminine present participle of hupoteinein, to stretch or extend under : hupo-, hypo- + teinein, to stretch; see ten- in Indo-European roots.]

hypotenuse

(haɪˈpɒtɪˌnjuːz)
n
(Mathematics) the side in a right-angled triangle that is opposite the right angle. Abbreviation: hyp
[C16: from Latin hypotēnūsa, from Greek hupoteinousa grammē subtending line, from hupoteinein to subtend, from hypo- + teinein to stretch]

hy•pot•e•nuse

(haɪˈpɒt nˌus, -ˌyus)

n.
the side of a right triangle opposite the right angle.
[1565–75; < Latin hypotēnūsa < Greek hypoteínousa (grámmē) subtending (line), feminine present participle of hypoteínein to subtend =hypo- hypo- + teínein to stretch (see thin)]
hypotenuse

hy·pot·e·nuse

(hī-pŏt′n-o͞os′)
The side of a right triangle opposite the right angle. It is the longest side, and the square of its length is equal to the sum of the squares of the lengths of the other two sides.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
 Noun 1 hypotenuse - the side of a right triangle opposite the right angleright triangle, right-angled triangle - a triangle with one right angleflank - a subfigure consisting of a side of something
Translations
hipotenusa
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hypotenuusa
hipotenuza
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hypotenusa

hypotenuse

[haɪˈpɒtɪnjʊːz] N (Math) →

hypotenuse

[haɪˈpɒtənjuːz] n

hypotenuse

nHypotenuse f; the square on the hypotenusedas Quadrat über der Hypotenuse

hypotenuse

[haɪˈpɒtɪnjuːz] n (Geom) → ipotenusa
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