base angle


: either of the angles of a triangle that have one side in common with the base

Examples of base angle in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web It has been divided into two triangles by bisecting the base angle on the left side. Quanta Magazine, 20 Nov. 2020

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Word History

First Known Use

circa 1848, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of base angle was circa 1848

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“Base angle.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Sep. 2023.

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