explement

explement

[ek-spluh-muhnt]
noun Mathematics.
the quantity by which an angle or an arc falls short of 360° or a circle.

Origin:
1585–95; < Latin explēmentum that which fills up, equivalent to explē(re) to fill (ex- ex-1 + plēre to fill) + -mentum -ment

explemental [ek-spluh-men-tl] , explementary [ek-spluh-men-tuh-ree, -tree] , adjective
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To explement
Explore Dictionary.com
Previous Definition: explat
Next Definition: explemental
Words Near: explement
More from Thesaurus.com
Synonyms and Antonyms for explement
More from Reference.com
Search for articles containing explement
More from Dictionary.com Translator
Dictionary.com Word FAQs

Dictionary.com presents 366 FAQs, incorporating some of the frequently asked questions from the past with newer queries.

Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature
FAVORITES
RECENT

;