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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

The side of a right-angled triangle opposite the right angle.

Usage examples (38)
  • In a right triangle, the measurement of the hypotenuse has a specific formula.
  • The word hypotenuse in Greek originally meant “stretched against”.
  • The square of the hypotenuse of a right triangle etc.
  • This string will form the hypotenuse of the triangle. for more
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