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.]
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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]
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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.
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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
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isosceles

[aɪˈsɒsɪliːz] ADJ isosceles triangletriángulo m isósceles
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isosceles

adj isosceles trianglegleichschenkliges Dreieck
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isosceles

[aɪˈsɒsɪˌliːz] adjisoscele
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References in classic literature ?
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.
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.
"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 am sorry if it sounds like a lecture on geometry, but--"
They could scarcely believe it possible; at two yards and a half below water-mark was a regular rent, in the form of an isosceles triangle.
Caption: This shooter demonstrates a bit of "push-pull," even from the Isosceles stance.
With the Modern Isosceles, both arms are fully extended for consistency.
Running the blaster from Luke's iconic isosceles stance offered better accuracy.
Someone had tried to teach her the isosceles, and she found it unworkable.
The only real rule governing tile selection was to include an arc of head to toe black and white isosceles triangles at regular intervals within each pie piece, a concession to visual structure.
"Whilst still observing the craft it appeared to tilt forward on its axis and at this stage he could clearly see that the craft was an isosceles triangle shape, all three sides of which appeared to be continuous green - almost neon - light.
Isosceles, or "Iso," soon became a common form: You face the target squarely, your toes are more-or-less even, and your shoulders are forward of your waist.
where E(R | [??]OAB) and E(R | [??]OBC) are the conditional expectations of this random distance within isosceles triangles [??]OAB and [??]OBC, respectively.