# adjacent angles

__UK__/__US____noun__*[*__plural__*]*__maths__two angles that are formed when one angle is divided into two parts by a straight line

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**adjacent angles**— n. two angles having the same vertex and a side in common … English World dictionary**adjacent angles**— Geom. two angles having the same vertex and having a common side between them. * * * adjacent angles plural noun (geometry) A pair of angles that have the same vertex and one side in common • • • Main Entry: ↑adjacent * * * adjacent angles UK US… … Useful english dictionary**adjacent angles**— Geom. two angles having the same vertex and having a common side between them. * * * … Universalium**adjacent angles**— adja′cent an′gles n. pl. math. two angles having the same vertex and having a common side between them … From formal English to slang**adjacent**— adjacent, adjoining An adjacent property is normally one that is nearby without necessarily touching the one being considered in relation to it. Similarly, adjacent angles in a triangle are separated by the length of one side of the triangle, an… … Modern English usage**adjacent**— [ə jā′sənt] adj. [L adjacens, prp. of adjacere, to lie near < ad , to + jacere, to lie, throw: see JET1] near or close (to something); adjoining adjacently adv. SYN. ADJACENT things may or may not be in actual contact with each other, but they … English World dictionary**Adjacent angle**— File:Adjacent angles.svg In the illustration, angles A and B are adjacent. In geometry, adjacent angles, often shortened as adj. ∠s, are angles that have a common ray coming out of the vertex going between two other rays. In other words, they are … Wikipedia**adjacent**— I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. adjoining, near, close by, next to; touching, bordering, contiguous, neighboring. See contact. Ant., distant, remote, detached. II (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. nearby, neighboring, adjoining, contiguous … English dictionary for students**adjacent**— adjective adjacent angles a patio adjacent to the greenhouse Syn: adjoining, neighboring, next door, abutting, contiguous, proximate; (adjacent to) close to, near, next to, by, by the side of, bordering on, beside, alongside … Thesaurus of popular words**adjacent**— adjacent, ente [ adʒasɑ̃, ɑ̃t ] adj. • 1314; lat. adjacens, de adjacere « être situé auprès » 1 ♦ Contigu, voisin. ⇒ attenant, proche. Terrain adjacent à un bois. « Qui sortant des maisons, qui des petites rues adjacentes » (Hugo). 2 ♦ (1751)… … Encyclopédie Universelle