Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “right angle”

See all translations

right angle

noun
 
/ˈrɑɪt ˈæŋ.ɡəl/
an angle of the type that is in a square
Translations of “right angle”
in Korean 직각, 90도…
in Arabic زاوية قائمة…
in Portuguese ângulo reto…
in Catalan angle recte…
in Japanese 直角…
in Italian angolo retto…
in Chinese (Traditional) 直角…
in Russian прямой угол…
in Turkish dik açı…
in Chinese (Simplified) 直角…
in Polish kąt prosty…
(Definition of right angle from the Websters Essential Mini Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “right angle” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

thug

a man who acts violently, especially to commit a crime

Word of the Day

The way we move (Verbs for walking and running)

by Kate Woodford,
March 25, 2015
​​​ This week we’re looking at interesting ways to describe the way that people move. Most of the verbs that we’ll be considering describe how fast or slow people move. Others describe the attitude or state of mind of the person walking or running. Some describe both. Starting with verbs for walking slowly,

Read More 

crossfit noun

March 23, 2015
high-intensity strength training Two women in strappy dresses discussed how much weight they could snatch

Read More