Definition of Straights

1. Noun. (plural of straight) ¹



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Definition of Straights

1. straight [v] - See also: straight

Lexicographical Neighbors of Straights

straightforth
straightforward
straightforwardly
straightforwardness
straighthorn
straighthorns
straighties
straighting
straightish
straightjacket
straightjackets
straightlaced
straightly
straightnesses
straights (current term)
straightway
straightways
straik
straiked
straiking
straiks
strain
strain burst
strain energy
strain gage
strain gauge
strain gauges
strainable

Literary usage of Straights

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

1. Popular Science Monthly (1906)
"In the first, called Euclidean motions, the Euclidean straights remain Euclidean straights, and the non-Euclidean straights do not remain non-Euclidean ..."

2. Synthetic Projective Geometry by George Bruce Halsted (1906)
"The meets of their correlated planes are all the oo1 straights on u,, a,, a,, and form a ruled system of which a,, a,, a, are guide-straights. ..."

3. Higher Mathematics: A Textbook for Classical and Engineering Colleges by Mansfield Merriman, Robert Simpson Woodward (1896)
"Since there are two such (the points common to ut and the ruled surface), so there are two straights (real or conjugate imaginary) crossing four given ..."

4. Remains, Historical and Literary, Connected with the Palatine Counties of by Chetham Society (1860)
"The straights Voyage, or, St. David's Poem: Being a Description of the most remarkable Passages that happened in her first Expedition against the Turkes of ..."

5. Collectanea Anglo-poetica, Or, A Bibliographical and Descriptive Catalogue by Thomas Corser, James Crossley (1860)
"—The straights Voyage, or, St. David's Poem : Being a Description of the most remarkable Passages that happened in her first Expedition against the Turkes ..."

6. The Value of Science by Henri Poincaré, George Bruce Halsted (1907)
"In the first, called Euclidean motions, the Euclidean straights remain Euclidean straights, and the non-Euclidean straights do not remain non-Euclidean ..."

7. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Universal Reference Library Comprising the ...by Scientific American, inc by Scientific American, inc (1905)
"Euclid's own definition was: Two parallels are coplanar straights with ... 1639: Parallels are straights on a common point at infinity (figurative point). ..."

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