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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 ...
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.
Explaining Not Only the Terms of Art, But the Arts Themselves by John Harris
ALTERN BASE, a Term in Trigonometry, distinguished from the True Bafe, thus: In Oblique Triangles the True Base is always either the Sum of the Sides ...
An Universal Etymological English Dictionary Comprehending the Derivations of the Generality of Words in the English Tongue, ... and Also a Brief and Clear Explication of All Difficult Words Derived from Any of the Aforefaid Languages; ... Together with a Large Collection and Explication of Words and Phrases Us'd in Our Ancient Statutes, ... By N. Bailey (1724)
|- · ALTERN BASE, [in oblique Triangles] the true Bafe is either the Sum of the Sides, and then the Difference of ...
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 ...
Altern base: A term used for a ...
On the Basis of Dr. Gregory's Comprehending the Latest Improvements in Every Branch of Useful Knowledge by James Mitchell
ALTERN base, in trigonometry, a term used in contradistinction to the true ...
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, Charles Morris
Altern base: A term used for a base which is not ...
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 ...
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