(mathematics) The side of a right-angled triangle opposite the right angle. (2004-02-15)
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[n] - the side of a right triangle opposite the right angle
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The longest side of a right triangle. See also: Right Triangle.
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In a right triangle, the side opposite the right angle
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• (n.) Alt. of Hypothenuse
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In geometry, a hypotenuse is the longest side of a right-angled triangle, the side opposite the right angle. The length of the hypotenuse of a right triangle can be found using the Pythagorean theorem, which states that the square of the length of the hypotenuse equals the sum of the squares of the...
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The longest side of a right triangle – the one opposite the right angle. The word comes from the Greek roots hypo meaning 'under' (which also appears, for example, in hypodermic – 'under the skin') and tein or ten, for stretch. Thus hypotenuse is the line segment 'stretched under' the ri...
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In geometry, the hypotenuse or hypothenuse is the longest side in a right-angled triangle, namely that one which subtends or is opposite to the right angle. One of the most important propositions of Euclid's Elements is the forty-seventh of the first book, discovered by Pythagoras, which proves that...
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Longest side of a right-angled triangle, opposite the right angle. It is of particular application in Pythagoras' theorem (the square of the hypotenuse equals the sum of the squares of the other two sides), and in trigonometry where the ratios sine and cosine are defined as the ratios opposite/hypot...
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1) Flank 2) The side of a right triangle opposite the right angle 3) The side opposite the right angle in a triangle
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