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A term created by Fenton Track and Cross Country team, meaning to cut a corner to create a triangle, and run along the hypotenuse, which is usually part of someones lawn. in turn you run less.

LAZINESS FTW!!!!
Man fuck this corner imma take the hypotenuse!

Hey Guys lets cut this corner and take the hypotenuse
by r4wzt0|2 3|21C April 23, 2008
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A math term for the longest side of a right triangle. You learn this is about 5th grade, so whoever is you_know_who must be either a little kid, or extremely dumb.
you get the hypotenuse by using the formula A squared + B squared= C squared (Pythagorean theorum)
by Nothing Chen April 21, 2005
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In a three-way, the member who is the only participant of their gender is the hypotenuse. SUch a term is used because in a right triangle, the side that's across from the right angle is referred to as the hypotenuse. It is the unique side of the triangle, just as the only member of their given gender in a three-way is unique in that situation.
Person 1: "Dude, you'll never believe it. I was in a three-way last night. And I got to be the hypotenuse!"

Person 2: "Lucky. I've never even been in a three-way."
by PearlJam24 April 5, 2014
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The participant in a mangle lying prostrate.
"Andy prefers to be the hypotenuse when he mangles."
by MacGregDogg September 29, 2006
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The act of cutting through a parking lot, large field or any large square or rectangular plot of land. You could go on the edges, but cutting across is so much easier!
Tori: How we gonna cross this parking lot, Neko?
Neko: Wanna try hypotenusing it?
Tori: 'kay.
by Natali K. April 28, 2007
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The hypotenuse is a silleg term in which is equivalent to the Bisector x2.
Hypotenuse ÷2 = Bisector.
by TheLastLost December 24, 2021
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