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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.
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I happened to be in the Twickenham stand looking down on the incident; one couldn't hear much of surrounding individuals all around, so if something was said between the protractors it would have been a miracle if many - if any - around them heard "tweets" and the sending off silenced everyone, completely baffling us.
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The firm's employees donated supplies to help fill 3,000 backpacks for students, contributing a wide range of items from glue sticks to protractors.
Some of the items being sought include: Backpacks, pencil sharpener, scissors, composition books, colored pencils, protractors, three-subject notebooks, Sharpies, pens (blue or black), erasers, glue sticks, 24-pack crayons, one-subject notebooks, dry erase markers, scotch tape, two-pocket folders, pencils rulers, pencil-box or pouch, washable magic markers, plastic two-pocket folders, dictionary and thesaurus.
I had learned already that Middle England was nothing to do with satellites and co-ordinates, rulers and pincers and protractors," Stuart says.
The band, the Protractors, are made up of pupils and teachers from Stewart's Melville College/Mary Erskine School in Edinburgh.
The latest addition, the 2006 British Education Training & Technology toolbox, allows teachers to demonstrate mathematical concepts in a simple, visual way through retractable angles, protractors and moveable 3B shapes.
Joglar works with ordinary office supplies--paper clips, rulers, protractors, pencils, erasers, colored paper, note cards, envelopes--that seem in his hands to magically turn into something else, something radically different.
Even basic equipment such as compasses and protractors is often lacking.
announces the ONS-0385, a magnifier with mounting magnets incorporated within the body of the magnifier for reading the fine graduations on instruments including, rulers, verniers, calipers, and protractors.
Each artist was allowed to start with paper provided by the store, and whatever tools he or she would need for drawing, including pencils, pens, markers, rulers and protractors.