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For the hypothenuse of a triangle is clearly always shorter than the sum of the other sides.Railroads: Rates and Regulations|William Z. Ripley
Curiously enough, the base of his nose also was an hypothenuse.
The true and the beautiful was never better demonstrated by Euclid through angle, square, or hypothenuse.The Oriental Rug|William D. Ellwanger
It meets the hypothenuse at an obliquity greater than the limiting angle, and is therefore totally reflected.Six Lectures on Light|John Tyndall
If you hadn't you'd know that a square deal on the hypothenuse is equal to the sum of the square deals on the other two sides.Through the Outlooking Glass|Simeon Strunsky