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. 2000.

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  • 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 — a polygon having one or more reentering angles. * * * …   Universalium

  • 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

  • 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

  • concave polygon — noun a polygon such that there is a straight line that cuts it in four or more points • Ant: ↑convex polygon • Hypernyms: ↑polygon, ↑polygonal shape • Hyponyms: ↑reentrant polygon, ↑reentering polygon * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • reentrant polygon — noun a polygon with one or more reentrant angles • Syn: ↑reentering polygon • Hypernyms: ↑concave polygon …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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

  • Angularity — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Angularity >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 angularity angularity angularness Sgm: N 1 aduncity aduncity Sgm: N 1 angle angle cusp bend Sgm: N 1 fold fold &c. 258 Sgm: N …   English dictionary for students

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