slant height

noun

Definition of slant height

1 : the length of an element of a right circular cone
2 : the altitude of a side of a regular pyramid

First Known Use of slant height

1798, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Slant height.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/slant%20height. Accessed 11 Jul. 2020.

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