reentrant angle


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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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