isosceles


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isosceles
isosceles triangle

i·sos·ce·les

 (ī-sŏs′ə-lēz′)
adj. Mathematics
Having at least two equal sides: an isosceles triangle.

[Late Latin īsoscelēs, from Greek īsoskelēs : īso-, iso- + skelos, leg.]

isosceles

(aɪˈsɒsɪˌliːz)
adj
1. (Mathematics) (of a triangle) having two sides of equal length
2. (Mathematics) (of a trapezium) having the two nonparallel sides of equal length
[C16: from Late Latin, from Greek isoskelēs, from iso- + skelos leg]

i•sos•ce•les

(aɪˈsɒs əˌliz)

adj.
(of a straight-sided plane figure) having two sides equal: an isosceles triangle; an isosceles trapezoid..
[1545–55; < Late Latin < Greek isoskelḗs literally, with legs of equal length =iso- iso- + -skelēs, adj. derivative of skélos leg]
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isosceles

i·sos·ce·les

(ī-sŏs′ə-lēz′)
Having at least two sides of equal length: an isosceles triangle.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.isosceles - (of a triangle) having two sides of equal length
symmetric, symmetrical - having similarity in size, shape, and relative position of corresponding parts
Translations
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isosceles

[aɪˈsɒsɪliːz] ADJ isosceles triangletriángulo m isósceles

isosceles

adj isosceles trianglegleichschenkliges Dreieck

isosceles

[aɪˈsɒsɪˌliːz] adjisoscele
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Acting, therefore, as his interpreter and summarizer, I gather that in the course of an imprisonment of seven years he has himself modified his own personal views, both as regards Women and as regards the Isosceles or Lower Classes.
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It's not so easy for a man in the third angle to face the other two at the same moment, especially if they are at the base of an isosceles.
I had noticed that whenever I built a fire, Ajor outlined in the air before her with a forefinger an isosceles triangle, and that she did the same in the morning when she first viewed the sun.
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in their second diagram, it is obvious that it is an isosceles triangle), whereas the pair responsible for Figure 3b have made no size and shape distinctions for the collection of isosceles triangles.
In this case the lemma first assumes that the triangle is not isosceles, then goes on to show that this leads to a contradiction, proving that the assumption must be false.
In (1945) James introduced Phythagorean and Isosceles orthogonality as two elements x and y of X are said to be orthogonal in Pythagorean sense if and only if [parallel]x - y[[parallel].
17), but the latter consists of a tall isosceles triangle containing an upside-down cross, while the Gordion graffiti appear to present--some examples have been truncated by breaks--an equilateral triangle with a single short vertical in the middle of its lowest side.
But the bulk of the building - which will taper into eight tall isosceles triangles, forming an octagon at its center - will be set farther away from Wall Street, to minimise the chance that it could be the target of future attacks from the air.
The monument is composed of seven isosceles triangular pyramid shaped structures, with the middle one being the tallest.
Quinn [7] covered out experimental investigation of isosceles triangular jet and showed that it has the best mixing enhancement characteristics among noncircular turbulent jets.