Definition of Subtenses

1. Noun. (plural of subtense) ¹



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Definition of Subtenses

1. subtense [n] - See also: subtense

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Subtenses

subteens
subtegulaneous
subtelomere
subtelomeric
subtemperate
subtemporal
subtenancies
subtenancy
subtenant
subtenants
subtend
subtended
subtending
subtends
subtense
subtenses (current term)
subtepid
subterahertz
subterete
subterfuge
subterfuges
subterm
subterminal
subterminally
subterms
subterrane
subterraneal
subterranean
subterraneanly
subterraneous

Literary usage of Subtenses

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1. Institutes of Natural Philosophy: Theoretical and Practical by William Enfield, Alexander Ewing (1811)
"If GC, DC, be beginning to move from A, they are in their nascent state ; and it is manifest, that the subtenses in this state are the same, and therefore ..."

2. Newton's Principia, First Book, Sections I., II., III.: With Notes and by Isaac Newton, Percival Frost (1878)
"Hence, curves will have the same curvature at two points, one in each, if, equal tangents being drawn at those points, and subtenses inclined at any equal ..."

3. The English Works of Thomas Hobbes of Malmesbury by Thomas Hobbes (1839)
"The subtenses of equal angles in different circles, as the strait lines BC and FE (in fig. 1), are to one another as the arches which they subtend. ..."

4. Newton's Principia, Sections I, II, III, with Notes and Illustrations: Also by Percival Frost, Isaac Newton (1863)
"Draw subtenses BC, be inclined at equal angles to the tangents. If BC and be were equal, for all equal values of AC, ac, the curves would be equal and ..."

5. Euclid's Elements of Geometry, the First Six Books: To which are Added by John Allen (1822)
"and therefore in a duplicate ratio of the subtenses AB and Ab. Cnse 3. And though the angle D should not be given, but be formed by the right line BD ..."

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