Full name: degree
Plural form: degrees
Category type: angle
Scale factor: 0.0174532925199
The SI derived unit for angle is the radian.
1 radian is equal to 57.2957795131 degree.
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A degree (or in full degree of arc), usually symbolized by the symbol °, is a measurement of plane angles, or of a location along a great circle of a sphere (such as the Earth or the celestial sphere), representing 1/360 of a full rotation.