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Meaning of SUBTEND

Pronunciation:  sub'tend

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[v]  be opposite to; of angles and sides, in geometry
 

SUBTEND is a 7 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: delimit
 
 See Also: be

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Sub*tend"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Subtended}; p. pr. &
vb. n. {Subtending}.] [L. subtendere; sub under + tendere to
stretch, extend. See {Tend}.]
To extend under, or be opposed to; as, the line of a triangle
which subtends the right angle; the chord subtends an arc.

 

 

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