# complementary angle

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## complementary angle

n
(Mathematics) either of two angles whose sum is 90°. Compare supplementary angle

## com′plemen′tary an′gle

art at complex fraction

n.
either of two angles that added together produce an angle of 90°. Compare supplementary angle.
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where v' is the complementary angle of InSAR's depression angle.
To add a contrasting but complementary angle, women who were frustrated and alienated but who did not resist or organize are also featured in the study.
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It is the complementary angle of the real functional cutting angle, between v and D, so the equation (8) occurs.
Although my house is at 42[degrees] north latitude, in the interest of making my life at the table saw easier, I opted to cut the various wedge pieces at 45[degrees] instead of 48[degrees] (the complementary angle of my latitude).
sin[Theta] replaces cos[Theta] since the geometry defines [Theta] as the complementary angle.

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