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corresponding angles

plural noun, Geometry.
two nonadjacent angles made by the crossing of two lines by a third line, one angle being interior, the other exterior, and both being on the same side of the third line.
Compare alternate angles.
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First recorded in 1790-1800 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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plural noun

any pair of angles that have the same relative position at each intersection where a straight line crosses two others

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