# 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 ...

### 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.

### 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
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)

|- ยท **ALTERN BASE**, [in
oblique Triangles] the true Bafe is either the Sum of the Sides, and then the
Difference of ...

### 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 ...

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

### The Portable Encyclopaedia: Or, A Dictionary of the Arts and Sciences (1831)

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 ...

### 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 ...

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