verb (used with object)
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Words nearby subtend
Example sentences from the Web for subtend
For this purpose the condenser should subtend as large an angle as possible at the source of light.
Leverrier said it might be recognized by its disk, which, moreover, would subtend a certain angle.An Introduction to the History of Science|Walter Libby
And two sides of the ordinate quinquangle doe subtend 2/5 of the same.The Way To Geometry|Peter Ramus
Undersea, submarine; underspan, subtend; underslinking, subterfuge.An Outline of English Speech-craft|William Barnes
In like manner the two pale are bracteoles which subtend the flower proper.Grasses|H. Marshall Ward