Meaning of “protractor” in the English Dictionary

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"protractor" in British English

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protractornoun [ C ]

uk /prəˈtræk.tər/ us /prəˈtræk.tɚ/

a device used for measuring and drawing angles. It is usually in the form of half a circle made from transparent plastic with degrees printed on it.

(Definition of “protractor” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"protractor" in American English

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protractornoun [ C ]

us /proʊˈtræk·tər/

a device for measuring and drawing angles, usually shaped in a half circle and marked with degrees

(Definition of “protractor” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)