# Right-angle

**noun**

1.

the angle formed by two radii of a circle that are drawn to the extremities of an arc equal to one quarter of the circle; the angle formed by two perpendicular lines that intersect; an angle of 90°.

**noun**

1.

the angle between two radii of a circle that cut off on the circumference an arc equal in length to one quarter of the circumference; an angle of 90° or π/2 radians

2.

at right angles, perpendicular or perpendicularly

right angle

(rīt)

An angle having a measure of 90°.

right angle definition

An angle measuring ninety degrees, formed by the intersection of two perpendicular lines. (Compare acute angle and obtuse angle.)

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