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right angle
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Far from the Madding Crowd
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  • The North Star was directly in the wind’s eye, and since evening the Bear had swung round it outwardly to the east, till he was now at a right angle with the meridian.
  • Bathsheba, without looking within a right angle of him, was conscious of a black sheep among the flock.
  • Charles’s Wain was getting towards a right angle with the Pole star, and Gabriel concluded that it must be about nine o’clock—in other words, that he had slept two hours.
  • A heated breeze from the south slowly fanned the summits of lofty objects, and in the sky dashes of buoyant cloud were sailing in a course at right angles to that of another stratum, neither of them in the direction of the breeze below.

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  • The lines intersect at right angles.
  • He walked slowly toward the truck, his eyes on me the whole way, black beret tilted at exactly the right angle on his head.
    Laurie Halse Anderson  --  The Impossible Knife of Memory

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