the 90 degree angle between two perpendicular lines
An angle of 90 degrees; the bisect of the angle formed by a single straight line.
In geometry and trigonometry, a right angle is an angle that bisects the angle formed by two halves of a straight line. More precisely, if a ray is placed so that its endpoint is on a line and the adjacent angles are equal, then they are right angles. As a rotation, a right angle corresponds to a quarter turn. Closely related and important geometrical concepts are perpendicular lines, meaning lines that form right angles at their point of intersection, and orthogonality, which is the property of forming right angles, usually applied to vectors. The presence of a right angle in a triangle is the defining factor for right triangles, making the right angles basic to trigonometry. The term is a calque of Latin angulus rectus; here rectus means "upright", referring to the vertical perpendicular to a horizontal base line.
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The numerical value of right angle in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of right angle in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
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- pravý úhelCzech
- rechter WinkelGerman
- ορθή γωνίαGreek
- ángulo rectoSpanish
- زاویه قائمهPersian
- angle droit, droitFrench
- ceàrn ceartScottish Gaelic
- זוית ישרהHebrew
- angolo rettoItalian
- прав аголMacedonian
- rechte hoekDutch
- rett vinkelNorwegian
- kąt prostyPolish
- ângulo retoPortuguese
- прямой уголRussian
- گوني ڪنڊSindhi
- pravi kut, прави угао, прави кут, pravi ugaoSerbo-Croatian
- rät vinkelSwedish
- లంబ కోణంTelugu
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