central angle


: an angle formed by two radii of a circle

Word History

First Known Use

1766, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of central angle was in 1766

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“Central angle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/central%20angle. Accessed 18 Apr. 2024.

Kids Definition

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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