right-angled triangle


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right-angled triangle

n
(Mathematics) a triangle one angle of which is a right angle. US and Canadian name: right triangle
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.right-angled triangle - a triangle with one right angleright-angled triangle - a triangle with one right angle  
triangle, trigon, trilateral - a three-sided polygon
hypotenuse - the side of a right triangle opposite the right angle
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