one of two opposite and equal angles formed by the intersection of two lines.
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Origin of vertical angle
First recorded in 1565–75
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British Dictionary definitions for vertical angles
geometry the pair of equal angles between a pair of intersecting lines; opposite anglesAlso called: vertically opposite angles
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Science definitions for vertical angles
[ vûr′tĭ-kəl ]
Two angles formed by two intersecting lines and lying on opposite sides of the point of intersection.
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