Escribed
Escribed Es*cribed", a. [L. e out, out of + scribere to write.] Drawn outside of; -- used to designate a circle that touches one of the sides of a given triangle, and also the other two sides produced. [1913 Webster]

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  • escribed — v. (Geometry) draw a circle around a triangle tangent to one side of the triangle and to the extensions of the other two sides …   English contemporary dictionary

  • escribed circle — ēˌskrībd , e noun Etymology: e + Latin scribere to write more at scribe : 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 …   Useful english dictionary

  • excircle — ˈek(s)+ˌ noun Etymology: ex (I) + circle : an escribed circle * * * /eks serr keuhl/, n. Geom. an escribed circle. [EX 1 + CIRCLE] …   Useful english dictionary

  • Incircle and excircles of a triangle — A triangle (black) with incircle (blue), incentre (I), excircles (orange), excentres (JA,JB,JC), internal angle bisectors (red) and external angle bisectors (green) In geometry, the incircle or inscribed circle of a triangle is the largest circle …   Wikipedia

  • Pyli — ( el. Πύλη) is a municipality in the Trikala Prefecture, Greece and has a population of 4,492 (2001) (including its municipal prefectures ). Situated 18km west of Trikala, right at the bottom of two mountains Itamos, and Koziakas, which mark the… …   Wikipedia

  • escribe — /i skruyb /, v.t., escribed, escribing. Geom. to draw a circle outside of a triangle tangent to one side of the triangle and to the extensions of the other two sides. [1550 60; E + L scribere to write; see SCRIBE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • excircle — /eks serr keuhl/, n. Geom. an escribed circle. [EX 1 + CIRCLE] * * * …   Universalium

  • excircle — noun An escribed circle of a triangle; it lies outside the triangle and is tangent to one of its sides and to the extensions of the other two. See Also: excentre, excenter, incircle …   Wiktionary

  • escribe — /əsˈkraɪb/ (say uhs kruyb), /i / (say ee ) verb (t) (escribed, escribing) to draw (a circle) touching one side of a triangle externally and the other two sides produced …   Australian English dictionary

  • excenter — ˈek(s)+ˌ noun Etymology: ex (I) + center : the center of an escribed circle …   Useful english dictionary

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