But some philosophical people have been asking why three dimensions particularly—why not another direction at right angles to the other three?
That Space, as our mathematicians have it, is spoken of as having three dimensions, which one may call Length, Breadth, and Thickness, and is always definable by reference to three planes, each at right angles to the others.
There are no more uses of "right angle" in the book.
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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