complementary angles

noun

Definition of complementary angles

mathematics
:two angles that add up to 90 degrees

Word by Word Definitions

complementary play
  1. : relating to or constituting one of a pair of contrasting colors that produce a neutral color when combined in suitable proportions

  2. : serving to fill out or complete

  3. : mutually supplying each other's lack

angle play angles
  1. : a corner whether constituting a projecting part or a partially enclosed space

  2. : the figure formed by two lines extending from the same point

  3. : a measure of an angle or of the amount of turning necessary to bring one line or plane into coincidence with or parallel to another

  1. : to turn or proceed at an angle

  2. : to turn, move, or direct at an angle

  3. : to present (something, such as a news story) from a particular or prejudiced point of view : slant

  1. : to fish with a hook

  2. : to use artful means to attain an objective

  1. : a member of a Germanic people that invaded England along with the Saxons and Jutes in the fifth century a.d. and merged with them to form the Anglo-Saxon peoples


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