Definition of Perigon

1. Noun. An angle of 360 degrees.

Exact synonyms: Round Angle
Generic synonyms: Angle



Definition of Perigon

1. Noun. (geometry) A round angle; a full circle. ¹

2. Noun. (dated) A perianth or a perigonium. ¹

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Definition of Perigon

1. an angle equal to 360 degrees [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Perigon

perigastritis
perigastrulation
perigeal
perigean
perigee
perigees
perigemmal
perigenesis
perigenetic
perigeum
periglacial
periglandulitis
periglomerular
periglottic
periglottis
perigon (current term)
perigonal
perigone
perigones
perigonia
perigonium
perigons
perigraph
perigraphs
perigynia
perigynies
perigynium
perigynous
perigyny
perihelia

Literary usage of Perigon

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1. Plane and Solid Geometry by Wooster Woodruff Beman, David Eugene Smith (1895)
"Partition of the perigon. Problem 1. To bisect a perigon. Construction and Proof. ... A perigon can be divided into 2n equal angles. Problem 2. ..."

2. Plane and Solid Geometry by Wooster Woodruff Beman, David Eugene Smith (1895)
"To bisect a perigon. Construction and Proof. This problem and the corollary are merely special cases under I, pr. 1 and cor. COROLLARY. A perigon can be ..."

3. Plane Geometry by Edith Long, William Charles Brenke (1916)
"PART II—DIVISION OF THE perigon 271. In the theorems just discussed we have used ... This necessitates the division of the perigon into equal parts. ..."

4. The Elements of Geometry by George Bruce Halsted (1886)
"I. Partition of a perigon. PROBLEM I. 418. To bisect a perigon. SOLUTION. To bisect the perigon at the point O, draw any line through O. This divides the ..."

5. Pelicotetics, Or, The Science of Quantity: An Elementary Treatise on Algebra by Archibald Sandeman (1868)
"A perigon is the angle without any overlapping bounded by two straight lines lying in the same straight line upon the same side of their common end. ..."

6. New Plane and Solid Geometry by Wooster Woodruff Beman, David Eugene Smith (1903)
"To bisect a perigon. Construction and Proof. A special case under I, prop. XXVIII. ... A perigon can be divided into 2" equal angles. PROPOSITION VI. 285. ..."

7. New Plane Geometry by Wooster Woodruff Beman, David Eugene Smith (1899)
"To bisect a perigon. Construction and Proof. A special case under I, prop. XXVIII. ... A perigon can be divided into 2" equal angles. PROPOSITION VI. 285. ..."

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