corresponding angles

plural noun Geometry.
two nonadjacent angles made by the crossing of two lines by a third line, one angle being interior, the other exterior, and both being on the same side of the third line.


Origin:
1790–1800

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Main Entry:  corresponding angles
Part of Speech:  n pl
Definition:  any pair of angles that have the same relative position at each intersection where a straight line crosses two others
Usage:  mathematics
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Example sentences
Now that the triangles are complete, measure the corresponding angles.
They use a computer program and measure the sizes of the corresponding sides
  and corresponding angles of similar figures.
Similar polygons have corresponding angles congruent and corresponding sides in
  proportion.
Alternate interior and exterior angles and corresponding angles.
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