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reentrant angle
Interior angle CBA is a reentrant angle.

reentrant angle

also re-entrant angle
n.
In an irregular polygon, an interior angle that is greater than 180°.
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Noun1.reentrant angle - an interior angle of a polygon that is greater than 180 degrees
interior angle, internal angle - the angle inside two adjacent sides of a polygon
salient angle - an angle pointing outward; an interior angle of a polygon that is less than 180 degrees
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For example, if one sprue puller is machined at a re-entrant angle of 5[degrees] per side over 0.171 in., and another is machined at just 1[degrees] per side over 0.859 in., they both will have the same 0.015 in.
Also, this design was conducive to studying section size, re-entrant angle (hot spot) and other geometric effects.
These twins are not as obvious as the flattened twins from Peru, Dalnegorsk and Bulgaria; Mogul mine galena twins are blocky, with only a hint of a re-entrant angle on the twin plane.