Reentering angle
Reenter Re*["e]n"ter, v. i. To enter anew or again. [1913 Webster]

{Re["e]ntering angle}, an angle of a polygon pointing inward, as a, in the cut.

{Re["e]ntering polygon}, a polygon having one or more re["e]ntering angles. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • reentering angle — noun an interior angle of a polygon that is greater than 180 degrees • Syn: ↑reentrant angle • Ant: ↑salient angle (for: ↑reentrant angle) • Hypernyms: ↑interior angle, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • reentering angle — Geom. an interior angle of a polygon that is greater than 180°. Also called reentrant angle. See diag. under salient. [1690 1700] * * * …   Universalium

  • reentering angle — reen′tering an gle n. math. an interior angle of a polygon that is greater than 180°. Also called reen′trant an gle …   From formal English to slang

  • reentering polygon — noun a polygon with one or more reentrant angles • Syn: ↑reentrant polygon • Hypernyms: ↑concave polygon * * * a polygon having one or more reentering angles. * * * reentering polygon, a polygon having at least one reentering angle …   Useful english dictionary

  • Reentering polygon — Reenter Re*[ e]n ter, v. i. To enter anew or again. [1913 Webster] {Re[ e]ntering angle}, an angle of a polygon pointing inward, as a, in the cut. {Re[ e]ntering polygon}, a polygon having one or more re[ e]ntering angles. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • reentrant angle — noun an interior angle of a polygon that is greater than 180 degrees • Syn: ↑reentering angle • Ant: ↑salient angle • Hypernyms: ↑interior angle, ↑internal angle * * * noun see …   Useful english dictionary

  • interior angle — noun the angle inside two adjacent sides of a polygon • Syn: ↑internal angle • Hypernyms: ↑angle • Hyponyms: ↑reentrant angle, ↑reentering angle * * * inˈterior angle 7 [ …   Useful english dictionary

  • salient angle — noun an angle pointing outward; an interior angle of a polygon that is less than 180 degrees • Ant: ↑reentrant angle • Hypernyms: ↑angle * * * noun : an angle pointing outward; specifically : an angle in a fortification (as a bastion) or in a… …   Useful english dictionary

  • internal angle — noun the angle inside two adjacent sides of a polygon • Syn: ↑interior angle • Hypernyms: ↑angle • Hyponyms: ↑reentrant angle, ↑reentering angle * * * noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • reentrant — /ree en treuhnt/, adj. 1. reentering or pointing inward: a reentrant angle. n. 2. a reentering angle or part. 3. a person or thing that reenters or returns: Reentrants to the engineering program must take the introductory course again. 4.… …   Universalium

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