Definition of "protractor" [pro•tract•or]

  • (noun) A semicircular instrument for measuring and constructing angles.
  • (noun) An adjustable pattern used by tailors.
  • (noun) Anatomy A muscle that extends a limb or other part.

Use "protractor" in a sentence

  • "That is, hold the protractor, which is "D" shaped, in the same orientation as the letter "D"."
  • "-- As all angles are not obtainable by the square or bevel, a protractor is a most desirable addition to the stock of tools."
  • "A 14-year-old Naples High School student faces felony charges of aggravated battery for allegedly attacking another teen at the Coastland Center mall with an instrument described as a protractor or compass."

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