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SCALE'NOUS, a. [Gr. oblique, unequal.]

A scalene triangle, is one whose sides and angles are unequal.



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SCALE'NOUS, a. [Gr. oblique, unequal.]

A scalene triangle, is one whose sides and angles are unequal.
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scalenous

SCALE'NOUS, a. [Gr. oblique, unequal.]

A scalene triangle, is one whose sides and angles are unequal.

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importance

IMPORT'ANCE, n.

1. Weight; consequence; a bearing on some interest; that quality of any thing by which it may affect a measure, interest or result. The education of youth is of great importance to a free government. A religious education is of infinite importance to every human being.

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Thy own importance know.

Nor bound thy narrow views to things below.

3. Weight or consequence in self-estimation.

He believes himself a man of importance.

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preference

PREF'ERENCE, n. The act of preferring one thing before another; estimation of one thing above another; choice of one thing rather than another.

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