slant height


noun Geometry.

(of a right circular cone) the distance from the vertex to any point on the circumference of the base.

Nearby words

  1. slank,
  2. slant,
  3. slant board,
  4. slant culture,
  5. slant front,
  6. slant rhyme,
  7. slant-eyed,
  8. slant-in,
  9. slant-top,
  10. slanter

Origin of slant height

First recorded in 1790–1800

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