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right angle

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

right angle

[′rīt ′aŋ·gəl]
(mathematics)
An angle of 90°.

right angle

An angle of 90°.
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I used my earlier guidelines for cutting the longest side in such a way that it creates a right angle when extended to the opposite corner," (see Figure 4b).
Baker means well, but she just doesn't understand a rabbit like me because everywhere I go I must, absolutely have to, feel-it-in-my-toes, gotta run in right angles. Yes sir-ee, that's me.
The sensor faces the right angle fan drive, so you can't see the lenses unless you use a mirror or crawl up on the engine.
At present, Right Angle Media, which started operations in January 2006, has a total outlay of over 900 air-conditioned bus shelters in over 650 locations in Dubai under an exclusive arrangement with the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA).
Dr Christopher Chia, Chief Executive Officer of MDA says, "The collaboration between Singapore's media companies Channel NewsAsia and The Right Angle with China Multimedia Networks to develop a series and a format for international distribution and licensing has further demonstrated Singapore's capability to be the creative production hub and choice partner for international collaborations.
Multani said Right Angle is building the bus shelters at locations mandated by the Dubai Road Transport Authority.
Right Angle Media, the revolutionary out-of-home media provider and the company behind one of the largest public-private utility initiatives ever embarked on - the air-conditioned bus queue shelter - has commissioned its 110th shelter to the public.
At each stage we have taken an n-dimensional object and turned it into an (n+1)-dimensional object by moving it in the direction of a new right angle. This allowed us to go from a point to a line segment to a square and finally to a cube.
Samtec's SMA Series is available with straight and right angle terminations and feature compact semi-precision connectors.
Indeed, their rhythmic repetition is itself suggestive of music, and confirms the fact that the scenes are meticulously staged--depicted from just the right angle and in just the right light and shade.
A reduced head length, improved fork profile and a handle that can be moved into a vertical position permit the pallet truck to make 180-degree pinwheel turns for right angle stacking and other applications.
Available gear ratios range from 5:1 to 180:1 for the right angle series and 3:l to 180:1 for the standard parallel shaft series.