cathetus
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /ˈkæ.θɪ.təs/, /kəˈθɪ.təs/
Noun

cathetus (plural catheti)

  1. (geometry) A line perpendicular to a surface (or line); in particular, either of the sides of a right triangle other than its hypotenuse.
Synonyms
  • (side of a right triangle) leg
Translations


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