escribes

escribe

[ih-skrahyb]
verb (used with object), escribed, escribing. Geometry.
to draw a circle outside of a triangle tangent to one side of the triangle and to the extensions of the other two sides.

Origin:
1550–60; e-1 + Latin scrībere to write; see scribe1

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escribe (ɪˈskraɪb)
 
vb
(tr) to draw (a circle) so that it is tangential to one side of a triangle and to the other two sides produced
 
[C16 (meaning: to write out): from ex-1 + Latin scrībere to write]

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