equiangular

adjective

equi·​an·​gu·​lar ˌē-kwi-ˈaŋ-gyə-lər How to pronounce equiangular (audio)
ˌe-kwi-
: having all or corresponding angles equal
mutually equiangular parallelograms

Examples of equiangular in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have solved a geometry problem relating to these equiangular lines that’s more than 50 years old. Caroline Delbert, Popular Mechanics, 16 May 2022 The lines that divide the pie are equiangular, meaning the angles between all the different lines are the same. Caroline Delbert, Popular Mechanics, 16 May 2022 To solve all the higher dimensional cases of equiangular lines, the researchers used something called spectral graph theory. Caroline Delbert, Popular Mechanics, 16 May 2022

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Word History

First Known Use

1660, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of equiangular was in 1660

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“Equiangular.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/equiangular. Accessed 17 Apr. 2024.

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equiangular

adjective
equi·​an·​gu·​lar ˌē-kwi-ˈaŋ-gyə-lər How to pronounce equiangular (audio)
ˌek-wi-
: having all or corresponding angles equal
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