In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Mathematicians sometimes say that A is an arbitrary isosceles triangle, but all they mean is that A could be any such triangle.
- The base of the wedge is an isosceles right triangle in a vertical plane.
- This is the ‘alternate’ solution to constructing the isosceles triangle with the base of the square as one side, using only a straightedge.
- First construct an isosceles triangle whose base angles are double the vertex angle.
- The base angles of an isosceles triangle are equal.
English has borrowed many of the following foreign expressions of parting, so you’ve probably encountered some of these ways to say goodbye in other languages.
Many words formed by the addition of the suffix –ster are now obsolete - which ones are due a resurgence?
As their breed names often attest, dogs are a truly international bunch. Let’s take a look at 12 different dog breed names and their backstories.