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hypothenuse


hypothenuse


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hypothenuse  \Hy*poth"e*nuse\,  n. 
  Same  as  {Hypotenuse}. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hypotenuse  \Hy*pot"e*nuse\,  Hypothenuse  \Hy*poth"e*nuse\,  n.  [L. 
  hypotenusa,  Gr  ?,  prob.,  subtending  (sc.  ?),  fr  ?  to 
  stretch  under  subtend;  ?  under  +  ?  to  stretch.  See 
  {Subtend}.]  (Geom.) 
  The  side  of  a  right-angled  triangle  that  is  opposite  to  the 
  right  angle.