Simson line

noun

Definition of Simson line

: the line joining the feet of the perpendiculars let fall from any point on the circumcircle of a triangle upon the sides of the triangle

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History and Etymology for Simson line

after Robert Simson †1768 Scottish mathematician

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“Simson line.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Simson%20line. Accessed 8 Aug. 2022.

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