
Definition of Scalene
1. Adjective. Of a triangle having three sides of different lengths.
2. Adjective. Of or relating to any of the scalene muscles.
Definition of Scalene
1. a. Having the sides and angles unequal;  said of a triangle.
2. n. A triangle having its sides and angles unequal.
Definition of Scalene
1. Adjective. (geometry of a triangle) Having each of its three sides of different lengths. ¹
2. Noun. A scalene muscle. ¹
¹ Source: wiktionary.com
Definition of Scalene
1. designating a triangle having no two sides equal [adj]
Medical Definition of Scalene
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Literary usage of Scalene
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1. Treatise on Mineralogy: Or, The Natural History of the Mineral Kingdom by Friedrich Mohs (1825)
"scalene FOURBIDED PYRAMIDS. The scalene foursided pyramids, Fig. 9., are
contained under eight scalene triangles. 1. The scalene foursided pyramids have ..."
2. A System of Crystallography, with Its Application to Mineralogy by John Joseph Griffin (1841)
"The case that is to be explained under this title, is of the same importance in
respect to the scalene octahedrons as the cases explained in §\j 133—145, ..."
3. Manual of Practical Anatomy by Daniel John Cunningham (1921)
"The dissector may terminate his dissection of the neck by an examination of the
scalene muscles and the rectus capitis lateralis muscle. ..."
4. Primary Object Lessons: For Training the Senses and Developing the Faculties by Norman Allison Calkins (1898)
"scalene Triangle.—Here is another triangle with two acute angles and one ...
The word scalene means crooked or unequal. These triangles have unequal sides. ..."
5. Primary Object Lessons: For Training the Senses and Developing the Faculties by Norman Allison Calkins (1888)
"scalene Triangle.—Here is another triangle with twc acute angles and one ...
The word scalene means crooked or unequal. These triangles have unequal sides. ..."
6. A History of Greek Mathematics by Thomas Little Heath (1921)
"(a) Area of scalene triangle. After the easy cases of the rectangle, the rightangled
triangle and the isosceles triangle, Heron gives two methods of ..."
7. Practical Sheet Metal Work and Demonstrated Patterns: A Comprehensive Treatise by John Henry Teschmacher (1911)
"By means of a transition or scalene cone B the smoke pipe is enlarged to 28 ...
For the pattern for the elbow joining the scalene cone B, proceed as is ..."