central angle

noun

Definition of central angle

: an angle formed by two radii of a circle

First Known Use of central angle

1766, in the meaning defined above

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“Central angle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/central%20angle. Accessed 29 Jul. 2021.

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central angle

noun

Kids Definition of central angle

: an angle with its vertex at the center of a circle and with sides that are radii of the circle

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