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synonyms for subtend

  • span
  • traverse
  • unite
  • attach
  • bind
  • branch
  • couple
  • cross
  • join
  • link
  • reach
  • arch over
  • cross over
  • go over
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antonyms for subtend

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  • disconnect
  • disjoin
  • divide
  • leave
  • separate
  • unfasten
  • detach
  • disunite
  • unlink
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How to use subtend in a sentence

For this purpose the condenser should subtend as large an angle as possible at the source of light.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 16, SLICE 2VARIOUS
Leverrier said it might be recognized by its disk, which, moreover, would subtend a certain angle.
AN INTRODUCTION TO THE HISTORY OF SCIENCEWALTER LIBBY
And two sides of the ordinate quinquangle doe subtend 2/5 of the same.
THE WAY TO GEOMETRYPETER RAMUS
Undersea, submarine; underspan, subtend; underslinking, subterfuge.
AN OUTLINE OF ENGLISH SPEECH-CRAFTWILLIAM BARNES
In like manner the two pale are bracteoles which subtend the flower proper.
GRASSESH. MARSHALL WARD
"Subtend" is from the Latin sub (under), and tendere (to stretch).
THE TEACHING OF GEOMETRYDAVID EUGENE SMITH
The cones, about the size of a small walnut, bear spirally arranged imbricated scales which subtend the three-angled winged seeds.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 7, SLICE 8VARIOUS
Angles are distinguished by the number of degrees they subtend, to 360°, or the whole circumference of a circle.
THE SAILOR'S WORD-BOOKWILLIAM HENRY SMYTH
For the side of the equilaterall triangle doth subtend 1/3 of the whole pheriphery.
THE WAY TO GEOMETRYPETER RAMUS
He did not define "subtend," supposing such words to be already understood.
THE TEACHING OF GEOMETRYDAVID EUGENE SMITH
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO SUBTEND

  • arch over
  • attach
  • bind
  • branch
  • couple
  • cross
  • cross over
  • go over
  • join
  • link
  • reach
  • span
  • subtend
  • traverse
  • unite
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.