escribed circle

\ ēˌskrībd-, e- \

Definition of escribed circle

: a circle outside of a triangle that is tangent to one of its sides and also to the other two sides that have been extended

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History and Etymology for escribed circle

e- + Latin scribere to write

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“Escribed circle.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Jan. 2021.

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