# Altern base

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## Explanation

**Altern base**: In trigonometry, the altern base is distinguished from the true base. Thus, in oblique triangles, the true base is the sum of the sides, and then the difference of the sides is the altern base; or the true base is the difference of the sides, and then the sum of the side is the altern base.

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### Mathematicks made easie: or, a mathematical dictionary, explaining the terms ... used in arithmetick, geometry, ... and other mathematical sciences ... with ... diagrams, ... an appendix ... of ... weights and measures, etc (1692)

or the true Base is the difference of the Sides, and then the fum of the
Sides is called **the Altern Base**. As in the ObliqueTriangle, A DE (in Scheme 6)
A C is ...

### Lexicon Technicum: Or, An Universal English Dictionary Of Arts And Sciences (1725)

Explaining Not Only the Terms of Art, But the Arts Themselves by John Harris

**ALTERN BASE**, a Term in Trigonometry, distinguished from the True
Paso, thus: In Oblique Triangles the True Pase is always either the Sum of the
Sides ...

### The London encyclopaedia, or, Universal dictionary of science, art, literature, and practical mechanics, by the orig. ed. of the Encyclopaedia metropolitana [T. Curtis].

by Thomas Curtis (of Grove house sch, Islington)

See **Altern Base**. Base Knights,
the inferior order of knights, as distinguished from barons and bannerets, who
were the chief or superior knights. BAS ELLA, climbing nightshade, from Malabar.

### The Modern World Dictionary of the English Language ... (1896)

To which is Added a Compendium of Historical, Biographical, Geographical, Scientific, Religious, and Sociological Names, and a Complete Summary of Human Achievement in the Nineteenth & Twentieth Centuries ... by Robert Hunter, Charles Morris

**Altern base**: A term used ...

### The Encyclopaedic Dictionary (1896)

A New, Original and Exhaustive Work of Reference to All English Words, Their Origin, Development, Orthography, Pronunciation, Meaning and Legitimate Or Customary Use ... by Robert Hunter

**Altern base**: A term used for a base which is not ...

### Universal Dictionary of the English Language (1900)

A New and Original Work Presenting for Convenient Reference the Orthography, Pronuciation, Meaning, Use, Origin and Development of Every Word in the English Language... by Robert Hunter, Charles Morris

**Altern base**: A term used for a base which is not the true ...

### The Imperial Dictionary of the English Language (1885)

A Complete Encyclopedic Lexicon, Literary, Scientific, and Technological by John Ogilvie

In crystallograph , exhibiting on two parts, an upper an a lower part, faces which
alternate among themselves, but which, when the two parts are compared,
correspond with each thenâ€”**Altern base**, in ln'gon. a term used in distinction from
the ...

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