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.

Nearby words

  1. correspondence theory,
  2. correspondency,
  3. correspondent,
  4. correspondent bank,
  5. corresponding,
  6. correspondingly,
  7. corresponsive,
  8. corrida,
  9. corrido,
  10. corridor


Origin of corresponding angles

First recorded in 1790–1800

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