## perpendiculars

Use **perpendiculars** in a sentence

Noun

- plural form of
*perpendicular*

- Also the auxiliarly circle is the locus of the feet of the
**perpendiculars**from the foci on any tangent. - Since the area of the triangle FPP' is one half the product of FP into the perpendicular p from P on FP', it follows that if these
**perpendiculars**were equal all round the orbit, the areas described during the infinitesimal time would be smallest at the pericentre and continually increase during the passage of the body to B. - Inside an equilateral triangle, for instance, of height h, - 2Ra/3y/h, (8) where a, 13, y are the
**perpendiculars**on the sides of the triangle. - The orthogonal projection of a section of this surface by a plane containing one of the
**perpendiculars**and inclined to the axis is the quadratrix. - From every point of the curve of intersection,
**perpendiculars**are drawn to the axis.

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