right-angled triangle

right-angled triangle
UK [ˌraɪt æŋɡ(ə)ld ˈtraɪæŋɡ(ə)l] / US noun [countable]
Word forms "right-angled triangle":
singular right-angled triangle plural right-angled triangles maths British
a flat shape with three straight sides and three angles, one of which is a right angle

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