What does scalene mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. scalene(adj)

    of a triangle having three sides of different lengths

  2. scalene(adj)

    of or relating to any of the scalene muscles


  1. scalene(Noun)

    A scalene muscle.

  2. scalene(Adjective)

    Having each of its three sides of different lengths.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Scalene(adj)

    having the sides and angles unequal; -- said of a triangle

  2. Scalene(adj)

    having the axis inclined to the base, as a cone

  3. Scalene(adj)

    designating several triangular muscles called scalene muscles

  4. Scalene(adj)

    of or pertaining to the scalene muscles

  5. Scalene(noun)

    a triangle having its sides and angles unequal

  6. Origin: [L. scalenus, Gr. : cf. F. scalne.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Scalene

    skā-lēn′, adj. (geom.) having three unequal sides; (anat.) obliquely situated and unequal-sided.—n. a scalene triangle: one of several triangular muscles.—ns. Scālenohē′dron, a pyramidal form under the rhombohedral system, enclosed by twelve faces, each a scalene triangle; Scālē′num, a scalene triangle; Scālē′nus, a scalene muscle. [Fr.,—L. scalenus—Gr. skalēnos, uneven.]

Anagrams for scalene »

  1. elances

  2. cleanse

  3. enlaces

  4. enscale


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of scalene in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of scalene in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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