Definition of explement in English:

explement

noun

  • Mathematics and Surveying. An arc which forms a complete circle when combined with a given other arc; (also) the difference between a given angle and 360 degrees. Compare "complement", "supplement". Now rare.

Origin

Late 16th century (in an earlier sense). From classical Latin explēmentum that which fills up, in post-classical Latin also fulfilment from explēre to fill up explete + -mentum.

Pronunciation

explement

/ˈɛksplɪm(ə)nt/