corresponding angles

plural noun

: any pair of angles each of which is on the same side of one of two lines cut by a transversal and on the same side of the transversal

Word History

First Known Use

1784, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of corresponding angles was in 1784

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“Corresponding angles.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/corresponding%20angles. Accessed 2 Dec. 2022.

Kids Definition

corresponding angles

noun plural

: any pair of angles each of which is on the same side of one of two lines cut by another line and on the same side of that other line
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