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### Definition of Hypothenuses

**1.** hypothenuse [n] - See also: hypothenuse

### Lexicographical Neighbors of Hypothenuses

### Literary usage of Hypothenuses

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

**1.** *The Family Memoirs of the Rev. William Stukeley, M. D., and the Antiquarian* by William Stukeley, William Collings Lukis, Roger Gale, Samuel Gale, Godfrey Kneller (1882)

"This experiment is performed by letting two equall ivory balls begin their motion
in a groove, down the two **hypothenuses**, or any proportionable parts of ..."**2.** *Shaw's Civil Architecture: Being a Complete Theoretical and Practical System* by Edward Shaw (1852)

"4, the angles С AE, С A g-, С А А, С В г, С В А;, С В F will be the **hypothenuses**
at the points A, O, O', O", O'", B, in Fig. 1. We may here observe, Fig. ..."**3.** *Mathematical Questions and Solutions* (1879)

"The prime factors of 32045 are 6, 13, 17, 2!i, nil being of the form 4N + 1;
hence the **hypothenuses** arising directly from 32045 will be 2<-i. ..."**4.** *The New Metal Worker Pattern Book: A Treatise on the Principles and Practice* by George Watson Kittredge, Anson Oliver Kittredge (1896)

"By this means triangles have been constructed the **hypothenuses** of which represent
measurements on the surface of the finished article, taken on lines ..."**5.** *Practical Sheet Metal Work and Demonstrated Patterns: A Comprehensive Treatise* by John Henry Teschmacher (1911)

"In constructing the several right angled triangles, **hypothenuses** of which are to
give the required measurements across the pattern, their altitudes have ..."