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The meaning of Subtends

Subtends – definition


(of a line, arc, or figure) form (an angle) at a particular point when straight lines from its extremities are joined at that point.

Usage examples:

The angle subtended by a string of length r at the centre of the sphere

(of a bract) extend under (a flower) so as to support or enfold it.

Usage examples:

The main beauty is provided by the bracts which subtend the flowers

When a line subtends an angle, lines drawn from its ends form that angle at the point where they meet

Usage examples:

It can be proved that the angle subtended by an arc of a circle at the centre of a circle is twice …

Subtends translation into English

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Subtends: translate from English into Dutch

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Onderbreekt, Tegengesteld zijn

Subtends: translate from English into French

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Sous-tend, Sous-tendre

Subtends: translate from English into German

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Subtends: translate from English into Hindi

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घटाना, नीचे फैलाना, सामने होना

Subtends: translate from English into Italian

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Sottende, Sottendere

Subtends: translate from English into Korean

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대치하다, 대하다, 잎겨드랑이에 끼다

Subtends: translate from English into Russian

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Стягивает, Противолежать, Стягивать дугу, Стягивать

Subtends: translate from English into Spanish

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Subtiende, Apretar

Word origin

late 16th century (in subtend (sense 1)): from Latin subtendere, from sub- ‘under’ + tendere ‘stretch’. subtend (sense 2) dates from the late 19th century.

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