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"hypotenuse" in British English

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hypotenusenoun [C]

uk   /haɪˈpɒt.ən.juːz/  us   /-ˈpɑː.t̬ə.nuːz/ specialized
the ​longestside of any ​triangle that has one ​angle of 90°
(Definition of hypotenuse from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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hypotenusenoun [C]

 us   /hɑɪˈpɑt·ənˌus/
geometry the ​longestside of a ​triangle that has one ​angle of 90°
(Definition of hypotenuse from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “hypotenuse”
in Spanish hipotenusa…
in Vietnamese cạnh huyền…
in Malaysian hipotenus…
in Thai ด้านตรงข้ามมุมฉาก…
in Chinese (Simplified) 直角三角形的斜边…
in Indonesian sisi miring…
in Chinese (Traditional) 直角三角形的斜邊…
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