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right anglenoun [C]

 us   /ˈrɑɪt ˈæŋ·ɡəl/
geometry an angle of 90º: Join the two ​pieces of ​wood at a right angle.
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"right angle" in British English

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right anglenoun [C]

uk   us  
an ​angle of 90°: A ​square has four ​rightangles.
(Definition of right angle from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “right angle”
in Arabic زاوية قائمة…
in Korean 직각, 90도…
in Portuguese ângulo reto…
in Catalan angle recte…
in Japanese 直角…
in Chinese (Simplified) 直角…
in Turkish dik açı…
in Russian прямой угол…
in Chinese (Traditional) 直角…
in Italian angolo retto…
in Polish kąt prosty…
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