straight angle


Definition of straight angle

: an angle whose sides lie in opposite directions from the vertex in the same straight line and which equals two right angles

Examples of straight angle in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web This dessert, a quenelle of red berry sorbet perched on top of mascarpone tinged green with basil oil, is very factory pomo with its straight angles and neon coloring. Soleil Ho,, "What does luxury mean for the modern restaurant critic?," 5 Aug. 2019

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First Known Use of straight angle

1601, in the meaning defined above

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“Straight angle.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Mar. 2021.

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