reentrant-angle

reentering angle

noun Geometry.
an interior angle of a polygon that is greater than 180°.
Also called reentrant angle.


Origin:
1690–1700

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reentering angle

noun
an interior angle of a polygon that is greater than 180 degrees [syn: reentrant angle] [ant: salient angle
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