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# 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°.

straight angle

## noun

- an angle of 180°

straight angle

/ strāt /

- An angle having a measure of 180°.

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## Word History and Origins

Origin of straight angle^{1}

First recorded in 1595–1605

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## Example Sentences

We basically lay out really long tape using compasses to make straight angles.

From Freakonomics

That there exists a triangle, the sum of whose angles is congruent to a straight angle, the Euclidean; II.

From Project Gutenberg

The elliptic or Cayley-Klein hypothesis assumes that the angular sum is greater than a straight angle.

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That there exists a triangle the sum of whose angles is greater than a straight angle, the Cayley-Klein.

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This was excluded by the Greeks because their idea of angle required it to be less than a straight angle.

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