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right triangle

noun
1.
a triangle having a right angle (contrasted with oblique triangle).
Origin
1920-1925
1920-25
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British Dictionary definitions for right-triangle

right triangle

noun
1.
(US & Canadian) a triangle one angle of which is a right angle Also called (in Britain and certain other countries) right-angled triangle
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right-triangle in Science
right triangle  
A triangle having a right angle.
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right-triangle in Culture

right triangle definition


A triangle that contains a right angle.

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