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Vocabulary Term Details

degree of arc

Definition (

A degree is a measurement of plane angle, representing 1/360 of a full rotation; one degree is equivalent to p/180 radians. It is not an SI unit, as the SI unit for angles is radian, but it is mentioned in the SI brochure as an accepted unit

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Units of angle

This term is used for the following terms: 
Arc degree
Degree (angle)

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