complementary angle


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Related to complementary angle: Pythagorean theorem, Coterminal angles

complementary angle

[‚käm·plə′men·trē ′aŋ·gəl]
(mathematics)
One of a pair of angles whose sum is 90°.
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DETAILED ANALYSIS OF FORMANT TILTS; COMPLEMENTARY ANGLES IN [DEG] FOR MALE AND FEMALE VOICES.
Belts made of thermoset materials--including rubber, neoprene, Buna-N and some urethanes, which don't flow under heat--usually are made endless with a "step splice," in which both belt ends are cut into steps at complementary angles, typically diagonal to the belt length, which overlay each other when the belt ends are drawn together.
This approach to teaching has been called the "vaccination method": once you've "had" complementary angles, you're inoculated and don't need to have them again.
Photo: Complementary angles direct you into the bedroom, down to patio
These are expected to be highly informative, interactive and stimulating sessions where policy makers, business practitioners and academic intellectuals will approach issues from different yet complementary angles.

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