base angle

noun

Definition of 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, "How to Solve Our Three John Conway-Inspired Puzzles," 20 Nov. 2020

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First Known Use of base angle

circa 1848, in the meaning defined above

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“Base angle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/base%20angle. Accessed 3 Mar. 2021.

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