straight angle


noun

the angle formed by two radii of a circle that are drawn to the extremities of an arc equal to one half of the circle; an angle of 180°.

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Origin of straight angle

First recorded in 1595–1605
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British Dictionary definitions for straight angle

straight angle

noun

an angle of 180°
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Scientific definitions for straight angle

straight angle
[ strāt ]

An angle having a measure of 180°.
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