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explement

[ek-spluh-muh nt] /ˈɛk splə mənt/
noun, Mathematics
1.
the quantity by which an angle or an arc falls short of 360° or a circle.
Origin
1585-1595
1585-95; < Latin explēmentum that which fills up, equivalent to explē(re) to fill (ex- ex-1 + plēre to fill) + -mentum -ment
Related forms
explemental
[ek-spluh-men-tl] /ˌɛk spləˈmɛn tl/ (Show IPA),
explementary
[ek-spluh-men-tuh-ree, -tree] /ˌɛk spləˈmɛn tə ri, -tri/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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