IN MATH: 1. adj. for an inscribed polygon, having all vertices on a circle and all other points of the polygon in the circle's interior; for an inscribed angle, having the vertex on the circle and some additional part of each of the angle's 2 sides as segments in the interior of the circle.
IN ENGLISH: 1. v. to permanently write or draw a message on something. EX. He inscribed the locket with "S.O. loves A.A." before he gave it to her. 2. as defined above.
APPLICATION: (see list 260)
1. A angle is inscribed in a circle. What's the measure of the arc it intercepts?
2. A regular hexagon is inscribed in circle X. It intercepts 6 arcs on the circle. What is the measure of each of these arcs?
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