Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In mathematics, the center of a circumscribed circle. Thus, the circumcenter of a triangle is the center of the circle circumscribed about it.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Geom.) The center of a circle that circumscribes a triangle.

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  • noun geometry The center of a circumcircle (the circle that passes through every vertex of a given triangle or other cyclic polygon).

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Examples

  • The second is the circumcenter, which is the intersection of the perpendiculars drawn from the halfway points of the sides.

    HERE’S LOOKING AT EUCLID

  • The second is the circumcenter, which is the intersection of the perpendiculars drawn from the halfway points of the sides.

    HERE’S LOOKING AT EUCLID

  • The second is the circumcenter, which is the intersection of the perpendiculars drawn from the halfway points of the sides.

    HERE’S LOOKING AT EUCLID

  • In 1767 Leonhard Euler proved that for all triangles the orthocenter, the circumcenter, the centroid and the center of the midcircle are always on the same line.

    HERE’S LOOKING AT EUCLID

  • In 1767 Leonhard Euler proved that for all triangles the orthocenter, the circumcenter, the centroid and the center of the midcircle are always on the same line.

    HERE’S LOOKING AT EUCLID

  • In 1767 Leonhard Euler proved that for all triangles the orthocenter, the circumcenter, the centroid and the center of the midcircle are always on the same line.

    HERE’S LOOKING AT EUCLID

  • Recalling where O and I are the circumcenter and incenter of triangle from which (b) follows.

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