straight angle

straight angle
noun Date: 1601 an angle whose sides lie in opposite directions from the vertex in the same straight line and which equals two right angles

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • straight angle — n. an angle of 180 degrees: see ANGLE1 …   English World dictionary

  • straight angle — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms straight angle : singular straight angle plural straight angles maths an angle of 180° …   English dictionary

  • straight angle — straight′ an gle n. math. an angle of 180° • Etymology: 1595–1605 …   From formal English to slang

  • straight angle — the angle formed by two radii of a circle that are drawn to the extremities of an arc equal to one half of the circle; an angle of 180°. [1595 1605] * * * …   Universalium

  • straight angle — flat angle, angle of one hundred and eighty degrees …   English contemporary dictionary

  • straight angle — noun Mathematics an angle of 180° …   English new terms dictionary

  • straight angle — /ˈstreɪt æŋgəl/ (say strayt angguhl) noun an angle of 180° …   Australian English dictionary

  • straight angle — noun an angle of 180 degrees • Hypernyms: ↑angular unit • Part Holonyms: ↑circumference …   Useful english dictionary

  • Angle — This article is about angles in geometry. For other uses, see Angle (disambiguation). Oblique angle redirects here. For the cinematographic technique, see Dutch angle. ∠, the angle symbol In geometry, an angle is the figure formed by two rays… …   Wikipedia

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