incenter

noun
in·​cen·​ter | \ ˈin-ˌsen-tər How to pronounce incenter (audio) \

Definition of incenter

: the single point in which the three bisectors of the interior angles of a triangle intersect and which is the center of the inscribed circle

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Illustration of incenter

incenter: ABC triangle; AE, BD, CF bisectors; G incenter

Examples of incenter in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Bake until a toothpick inserted incenter comes out clean, 20 to 25 minutes. Torie Cox, Country Living, "Carrot Patch Cupcakes," 11 Feb. 2020

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First Known Use of incenter

circa 1890, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for incenter

inscribe + center entry 1

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“Incenter.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/incenter. Accessed 27 Sep. 2020.

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