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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 ...
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.
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 ...
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 ...
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 then—Altern base, in ln'gon. a term used in distinction from the ...
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