reentering angle


noun Geometry.

an interior angle of a polygon that is greater than 180°.

Nearby words

  1. reengine,
  2. reengineer,
  3. reenlist,
  4. reenlistment,
  5. reenter,
  6. reentering polygon,
  7. reentrant,
  8. reentry,
  9. reentry vehicle,
  10. reest

Origin of reentering angle

First recorded in 1690–1700

Also called reentrant angle.

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British Dictionary definitions for re-entering angle

re-entering angle

noun

an interior angle of a polygon that is greater than 180°Also called: re-entrant angle
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