Definition of Subcontrary

Subcontrary a. means: Having, or being in, a contrary order; -- said of a section of an oblique cone having a circular base made by a plane not parallel to the base, but so inclined to the axis that the section is a circle; applied also to two similar triangles when so placed as to have a common angle at the vertex, the opposite sides not being parallel.

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Subcontrary a. means: Having, or being in, a contrary order; -- said of a section of an oblique cone having a circular base made by a plane not parallel to the base, but so inclined to the axis that the section is a circle; applied also to two similar triangles when so placed as to have a common angle at the vertex, the opposite sides not being parallel.

Meaning of Subcontrary

Subcontrary (a.) means: Having, or being in, a contrary order; -- said of a section of an oblique cone having a circular base made by a plane not parallel to the base, but so inclined to the axis that the section is a circle; applied also to two similar triangles when so placed as to have a common angle at the vertex, the opposite sides not being parallel.

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Subcontrary (n.): A subcontrary proposition; a proposition inferior or contrary in a lower degree.

Subcontraries (pl. ): of Subcontrary

Subcontrary (a.): Contrary in an inferior degree.

Subcontrary (a.): Denoting the relation of opposition between the particular affirmative and particular negative. Of these both may be true and only one can be false.

Subcontrary (a.): Having, or being in, a contrary order; -- said of a section of an oblique cone having a circular base made by a plane not parallel to the base, but so inclined to the axis that the section is a circle; applied also to two similar triangles when so placed as to have a common angle at the vertex, the opposite sides not being parallel.

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Meaning of Subcontrary

Subcontrary means: A subcontrary proposition; a proposition inferior or contrary in a lower degree.

Meaning of Subcontraries

Subcontraries means: of Subcontrary

Meaning of Subcontrary

Subcontrary means: Contrary in an inferior degree.

Meaning of Subcontrary

Subcontrary means: Denoting the relation of opposition between the particular affirmative and particular negative. Of these both may be true and only one can be false.

Meaning of Subcontrary

Subcontrary means: Having, or being in, a contrary order; -- said of a section of an oblique cone having a circular base made by a plane not parallel to the base, but so inclined to the axis that the section is a circle; applied also to two similar triangles when so placed as to have a common angle at the vertex, the opposite sides not being parallel.

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