either of two angles that added together produce an angle of 180°.
Words nearby supplementary angle
Compare complementary angle.
Origin of supplementary angle
First recorded in 1830–40
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British Dictionary definitions for supplementary angles
either of two angles whose sum is 180°Compare complementary angle
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Scientific definitions for supplementary angles
[ sŭp′lə-mĕn′tə-rē ]
Two angles whose sum is 180°.
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