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right angle
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Treasure Island
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  • I tried and found by experiment that the tide kept sweeping us westward until I had laid her head due east, or just about right angles to the way we ought to go.
  • The current had turned at right angles, sweeping round along with it the tall schooner and the little dancing coracle; ever quickening, ever bubbling higher, ever muttering louder, it went spinning through the narrows for the open sea.

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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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