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EtymologyEdit

From Latin cathetus, from Ancient Greek κάθετος ‎(káthetos, perpendicular).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈkæ.θɪ.təs/, /kəˈθɪ.təs/

NounEdit

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.

SynonymsEdit

  • (side of a right triangle): leg

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