reentering angle

noun
variants: or reentrant angle

Definition of reentering angle

: an angle pointing inward specifically : an angle in a line of troops or of fortifications with its apex turned away from the enemy opposed to salient angle

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“Reentering angle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/reentering%20angle. Accessed 6 May. 2021.

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