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What do you mean by inscribed?

Inscribed. The word is derived from the Latin "scribere" - to write or draw. It means to draw something inside something else. In geometry it usually means drawing one shape inside another so that it just touches. For example, the figure above is a circle inscribed in a triangle.

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People also ask, what is the meaning of inscribed circle?

An inscribed circle is the largest possible circle that can be drawn on the inside of a plane figure. For a polygon, each side of the polygon must be tangent to the circle. All triangles and regular polygons have circumscribed and inscribed circles. Most other polygons do not.

One may also ask, what is the root word of inscribe? inscribe. To inscribe means to write something in a permanent or formal way. When you have a jeweler inscribe your initials inside your new ring, she uses a machine to carve them into the metal. The Latin root of inscribe is inscribere, "to write in or on."

Subsequently, one may also ask, what do you mean by description?

(plural descriptions) A sketch or account of anything in words; a portraiture or representation in language; an enumeration of the essential qualities of a thing or species. The act of describing; a delineation by marks or signs. A set of characteristics by which someone or something can be recognized.

What is the opposite of inscribe?

inscribe. Antonyms: erase, efface, cancel, obliterate, expunge. Synonyms: letter, write, label, designate, delineate, mark, imprint, engrave, dedicate, address.

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