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recipiangle (plural recipiangles)

  1. An instrument with two arms that are pivoted together at one end, and a graduated arc, used by military engineers for measuring and laying off angles of fortifications.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for recipiangle in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)