exterior angle | |
—n | |
1. | an angle of a polygon contained between one side extended and the adjacent side |
2. | any of the four angles made by a transversal that are outside the region between the two intersected lines |
exterior angle (ĭk-stîr'ē-ər) Pronunciation Key
(click for larger image in new window) The angle formed between a side of a polygon and an extended adjacent side. Compare interior angle. |