# vertical angles

geometry the pair of equal angles between a pair of intersecting lines; opposite angles: Also called: vertically opposite angles

## Words Nearby vertical angles

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## How to use vertical angles in a sentence

When much accuracy is not required

*vertical angles*can be measured by means of a quadrant of simple construction.Getting Gold | J. C. F. Johnson*vertical angles*were always measured in both directions with the exception of the above-mentioned cases.The Andes of Southern Peru | Isaiah BowmanThe pupil who cannot see the equality of

*vertical angles*intuitively better than by the use of the protractor is abnormal.The Teaching of Geometry | David Eugene SmithHe does not see why

*vertical angles*should be proved equal when he knows that they are so by looking at the figure.The Teaching of Geometry | David Eugene Smith

## Scientific 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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