explemental

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
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