Definition of Perps

1. Noun. (plural of perp) ¹



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Definition of Perps

1. perp [n] - See also: perp

Lexicographical Neighbors of Perps

perplexedly
perplexedness
perplexer
perplexers
perplexes
perplexing
perplexingly
perplexingness
perplexion
perplexities
perplexity
perplexiveness
perplexly
perplext
perpotation
perps (current term)
perpyne
perpynes
perq
perqs
perquisite
perquisited
perquisites
perquisition
perradial
perradii
perradius
perraultite
perrhenate
perrhenates

Literary usage of Perps

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

1. A Key to the Exercises and Examples Contained in a Text-book of Euclid's by Henry Sinclair Hall, Frederick Haller Stevens (1892)
"26] that the perps. from A, B, C, ... to MN are respectively equal to the perps. drawn from T to the corresponding sides of the outer polygon. ..."

2. Cassell's Engineer's Handbook: Comprising Facts and Formulæ, Principles and by Henry Adams (1907)
"Coefficient of fineness == • 55 to • 70. tons displacement X 35 length between perps. X beam X mean draught less depth keel Coefficient of water lines = -63 ..."

3. The Civil Engineer's Pocket-book by John Cresson Trautwine (1907)
"Add together these two perps ; mult tbe sum by the diag ; div the prod by 2. Having the four sides ; and either pair of opposite angles, as nbc, ..."

4. The Elements of Euclid: Viz. the First Six Books, Together with the Eleventh by Euclid, Robert Simson (1892)
"From Z and Y draw perp* to AB, AC; these perps, since they cannot be parallel, ... Hence the three perps OX, OY, OZ meet in the point O. 2. ..."

5. A Treatise on Spherical Trigonometry: With Applications to Spherical by William John McClelland, Thomas Preston (1893)
"... cos * a cos * b cos * e ; product of sines of perps. on sides and for a polygon of u sides this ratio is equal to COS 5 «i COS 5 a2 COS 3 as . ..."

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