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complementary angles

noun

Simple Definition of complementary angles

  • mathematics : two angles that add up to 90 degrees

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of complementary angles

mathematics

  1. :  two angles that add up to 90 degrees

Word by Word Definitions

complementaryplay
  1. :  relating to or constituting one of a pair of contrasting colors that produce a neutral color when combined in suitable proportions

    :  serving to fill out or complete

    :  mutually supplying each other's lack

angleplay angles
  1. :  a corner whether constituting a projecting part or a partially enclosed space

    :  the figure formed by two lines extending from the same point

    :  dihedral angle

  1. :  to turn or proceed at an angle

    :  to turn, move, or direct at an angle

    :  to present (as a news story) from a particular or prejudiced point of view :  slant

  1. :  to fish with a hook

    :  to use artful means to attain an objective


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