# orthocenter

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## English[edit]

### Alternative forms[edit]

- (UK) orthocentre

### Noun[edit]

**orthocenter** (*plural* **orthocenters**)

- (geometry): the intersection of the three lines that can be drawn flowing from the three corners of a triangle to a point along the opposite side where each line intersects that side at a 90 degree angle; in an acute triangle, it is inside the triangle; in an obtuse triangle, it is outside the triangle.