
Definition of Hypothenuse
1. n. Same as Hypotenuse.
Definition of Hypothenuse
1. Noun. (dated) The side of a right triangle opposite the right angle. ¹
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Definition of Hypothenuse
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Medical Definition of Hypothenuse
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Literary usage of Hypothenuse
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1. The Mathematical Monthly by John Daniel Runkle (1860)
"between the hypothenuse and perpendicular as radius, describe a circle. *Now if
С be the centre of a circle tangent to this circle, and also to the sides of ..."
2. The Elements of Euclid: The Errors, by which Theon, Or Others, Have Long Ago by Robert Simson, Euclid (1838)
"Of these three, viz. the hypothenuse and the two angles, any two being given,
... And since by this proposition the cosine of the hypothenuse BC is to the ..."
3. An Elementary Treatise on Plane and Solid Geometry by Benjamin Peirce (1873)
"The square of one of the legs of a right triangle is equivalent to the difference
between the square of the hypothenuse and the square of the other leg ..."
4. Higher Arithmetic, Or, the Science and Application of Numbers: Combining the by James Bates Thomson (1847)
"The square described on the hypothenuse of a right angled triangle, ... Since the
square of the hypothenuse BC, is 25, it follows that the , or 5, ..."
5. Alternatingcurrent Electricity and Its Applications to Industry by William Henry Timbie, Henry Harold Higbie (1914)
"One of the legs of a right triangle is  of the 8 hypothenuse. ... What fraction
of the hypothenuse in triangle of Prob. 43a is the other leg? 6a. ..."
6. A complete epitome of practical navigation by John William Norie (1839)
"Given the hypothenuse 108, and the angle opposite the perpendicular 25° 36 ;
required the base and perpendicular. Answer. The base is 97. ..."
7. An Elementary Treatise on Plane & Spherical Trigonometry: With Their by Benjamin Peirce (1845)
"To solve a right triangle, when the hypothenuse and one of the angles are known.
[B. p. 38. ... 4) the hypothenuse A and the angle A, to solve the triangle. ..."