hypotenuse

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hypotenuse

the side in a right-angled triangle that is opposite the right angle

hypotenuse

[hī′pät·ən‚üs]
(mathematics)
On a right triangle, the side opposite the right angle.

hypotenuse

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

hypotenuse

In a right triangle, the side opposite the right angle. See sine.