> is "remanent" really obsolete in England?... I hadn't noticed that > it was, in my'hood!... I'd still like to see something > that's more suggestive, although complement & supplement aren't > especially "visual"; like, "rotament" or "turnament" or some thing. > > > "Time is the only dimension." -RBFuller > Well, it's an uncommon word, used mostly in legal situations (where it's very much alive). Since it means "all that remains when something is taken away, it's a very good name for the complement of an angle in 360 degrees.