Definition of incircle in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈɪnsəːk(ə)l/


A circle inscribed in a triangle or other figure so as to touch (but not cross) each side.
Example sentences
  • The three lines through the incircle and the circumcircle of triangles AIB, BIC, and CIA meet at a point.
  • The point where the incircle and the nine point circle touch is now called the Feuerbach point.
  • Rectangle is a cyclic shape with the circumcenter at the intersection of the diagonals, both of which are diameters of the incircle q.
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