See also: Hypotenuse and hypoténuse
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From Latin hypotenusa, from Ancient Greek ὑποτείνουσα(hupoteínousa, sustaining), active participle of ὑποτείνω(hupoteínō, subtend, stretch under).

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hypotenuse ‎(plural hypotenuses)

  1. (geometry) The side of a right triangle opposite the right angle.

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