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pro·trac·tor

 (prō-trăk′tər, prə-)
n.
1. A semicircular instrument for measuring and constructing angles.
2. Anatomy A muscle that extends a limb or other part.

protractor

(prəˈtræktə)
n
1. (Mathematics) an instrument for measuring or drawing angles on paper, usually a flat semicircular transparent plastic sheet graduated in degrees
2. a person or thing that protracts
3. (Surgery) a surgical instrument for removing a bullet from the body
4. (Anatomy) anatomy a former term for extensor

pro•trac•tor

(proʊˈtræk tər, prə-)

n.
1. (in surveying, mathematics, etc.) an instrument having a graduated arc for plotting or measuring angles.
2. one that protracts.
3. any muscle that serves to extend a part of the body; extensor.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.protractor - drafting instrument used to draw or measure anglesprotractor - drafting instrument used to draw or measure angles
drafting instrument - an instrument used by a draftsman in making drawings
Translations
مِنْقَلَه، مِقْياس الزَّوايا
úhloměr
vinkelmåler
astelevy
szögmérõ
gráîubogi, hornmál
kampamatis
transportieris
uhlomer

protractor

[prəˈtræktəʳ] Ntransportador m

protractor

[prəˈtræktər] n (GEOMETRY)rapporteur m

protractor

n (Math) → Winkelmesser m

protractor

[prəˈtræktəʳ] n (Geom) → goniometro

protractor

(prəˈtrӕktə) , ((American) prou-) noun
an instrument for drawing and measuring angles.
References in periodicals archive ?
the pair or pairs of protractor muscles of the radula, here called m9, is so far another exclusivity, but a more detailed assessment of these and other odontophore characters will be needed in the future, in comparison with Buccinanops.
Other studies have investigated the role of the combination of the scapular retractor and protractor muscles in conjunction with the oblique muscles in the pathogenesis of rib fractures (7).