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right angle
used in Tess of the d'Urbervilles

2 uses
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Definition
an angle measuring 90 degrees (like the angle between a classroom floor and wall)
  • Thus absorbed, she recrossed the northern part of Long-Ash Lane at right angles, and presently saw before her the road ascending whitely to the upland along whose margin the remainder of her journey lay.
    6 — The Convert (4% in)
  • Keeping the Vale on her right, she steered steadily westward; passing above the Hintocks, crossing at right-angles the high-road from Sherton-Abbas to Casterbridge, and skirting Dogbury Hill and High-Stoy, with the dell between them called "The Devil's Kitchen".
    5 — The Woman Pays (91% in)

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