right angle noun
: an angle formed by two lines that are perpendicular to each other : an angle that measures 90°
Examples of RIGHT ANGLE
- A square has four right angles.
- Hold the nail at a right angle to the board.
- The two boards are joined at right angles to each other.
First Known Use of RIGHT ANGLE
Rhymes with RIGHT ANGLE
, face angle
, round angle
, straight angle
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