
Definition of Isosceles triangle
1. Noun. A triangle with two equal sides.
Definition of Isosceles triangle
1. Noun. (geometry) A triangle having two sides equal. ¹
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Isosceles Triangle
Literary usage of Isosceles triangle
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Plane Trigonometry with Practical Applications by Leonard Eugene Dickson (1922)
"An isosceles triangle is divided into two equal right triangles by the ...
The solution of the isosceles triangle is therefore reduced to that of one of its ..."
2. Elements of Plane and Spherical Trigonometry by David Andrew Rothrock (1910)
"The isosceles triangle. Since the isosceles triangle may be divided into two equal
... Find the base b and area of an isosceles triangle when the vertical ..."
3. Plane and Solid Geometry by George Wentworth, David Eugene Smith (1913)
"If through the vertices of an isosceles triangle lines are drawn parallel to the
opposite sides, they form an isosceles triangle. 3. ..."
4. Plane Geometry: Experiment, Classification, Discovery, Application by Clarence Addison Willis (1922)
"(17) The bisectors of the base angles of an isosceles triangle form an angle
equal to an exterior angle at the base of the triangle. Help.—Apply 120. ..."
5. The Principles of Psychology by Herbert Spencer (1896)
"Whether in the present case the abstract truth be recognized only after it has
been seen to hold in this isosceles triangle, and in this, and in this; ..."