Definition/Meaning | Word/Phrase |
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bulldozer with an angled moldboard to push earth to one side | angledozer |

European herb resembling vetch; naturalized in the eastern United States; having umbels of pink-and-white flowers and sharp-angled pods | axseed , Coronilla varia , crown vetch |

type genus of the Burmanniaceae; slender herbs of warm regions with leaves resembling scales and flowers with a three-angled or three-winged perianth | Burmannia , genus Burmannia |

small tree of dry open parts of southern Africa having erect angled branches suggesting candelabra | cactus euphorbia , Euphorbia ingens , naboom |

function of an angle expressed as a ratio of the sides of right-angled triangle containing the angle | circular function , trigonometric function |

ratio of the adjacent side to the hypotenuse of a right-angled triangle | cos , cosine |

ratio of the hypotenuse to the opposite side of a right-angled triangle | cosec , cosecant |

ratio of the adjacent to the opposite side of a right-angled triangle | cotan , cotangent |

right-angled optical prism used to turn an inverted image upright | erecting prism |

showy evergreen shrub of southeastern United States with shiny leaves and angled branches and clusters of pink to reddish flowers that resemble an umbel | fetterbush , fetter bush , Lyonia lucida , shiny lyonia |

game played on an ice rink by two opposing teams of six skaters each who try to knock a flat round puck into the opponents' goal with angled sticks | hockey , hockey game , ice hockey |

shutter made of angled slats | jalousie |

measuring instrument consisting of a right-angled tube with an open end that is directed in opposition to the flow of a fluid and used to measure the velocity of fluid flow | Pitot , Pitot tube |

triangle rule, right-angled | Pythagorean theorem |

math theorem about right-angled triangles | Pythagorean theorem |

parallelogram with four equal sides; an oblique-angled equilateral parallelogram | rhomb , rhombus |

parallelogram with adjacent sides of unequal lengths; an oblique-angled parallelogram with only the opposite sides equal | rhomboid |

propeller with several angled blades that rotates to push against water or air | screw , screw propeller |

ratio of the hypotenuse to the adjacent side of a right-angled triangle | sec , secant |

ratio of the opposite side to the hypotenuse of a right-angled triangle | sin , sine |

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