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angle, angu-
Latin: a corner, a bend; in this unit.
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acute angle
An angle that has a measure of less than 90°.
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angle of incidence
The angle that a ray of sun makes with a line perpendicular to the surface.

A surface that directly faces the sun has a solar angle of incidence of zero, but if the surface is parallel to the sun (for example, sunrise striking a horizontal rooftop), the angle of incidence is 90°.

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angle of response
A natural surface inclination of a slope consisting of loose, well-sorted rock or mineral fragments.
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azimuth angle
The angle between true south and the point on the horizon directly below the sun.
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obtuse angle
An angle that has a measure of more than 90° and less than 180°.
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tilt angle
The angle at which a photovoltaic array is set to face the sun relative to a horizontal position.

The tilt angle can be set or adjusted to maximize seasonal or annual energy collection.

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zenith angle
1. The angle between the direction of interest (of the sun, for example) and the zenith (directly overhead).
2. The angle between the direction to the zenith (point of the celestial sphere vertically overhead) and the direction of a light ray.
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angel, angle, angle
angel (AYN juhl; soft g) (noun)
1. A celestial or heavenly being; a heavenly spirit: The angel Gabriel is mentioned in the Bible.
2. A financial backer for a play; a patron, a sponsor: Gilbert is an angel of the new play on Broadway.

"An angel is a person who puts up money for theatrical plays when it's a case of dough or die."

—Evan Esar
angle (ANG guhl; hard g) (noun)
1. A geometric figure, as of a triangle: A vertical line will meet a horizontal line at an angle of 90 degrees.
2. A bend, a corner, or an edge: The road makes a sharp angle just over that hill.
3. Point of view or a viewpoint; a perspective: Brian, try to look at the situation from my angle.

The view of the valley is beautiful from this angle.

angle (ANG guhl; hard g) (noun)
1. To fish with a hook and line: Keith wanted to angle for trout today.
2. Trying to get something in a clever or indirect way: Glenda will angle for a promotion when she tells her boss about her new selling technique.

Our uncle or Family Angel is an avid fisherman and enjoys angle fishing.

This seems to require following the old country road with all the twists and angles in it to get to the stream.

Although Kevin prefers to fish by himself, John will often angle his way into going with him. Kevin usually set his rod at a sharp angle and then he would lie back and relax in the sun.

angle (ANG guhl)
1. A geometric figure (hard g), as of a triangle: "A vertical line will meet a horizontal line at an angle of 90 degrees."
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angle (AN guhl) (s) (noun), angles (pl)
1. A geometric figure that has a difference between the direction of two lines or surfaces which come together: There is a 90-degree angle between the vertical line and the horizontal line.
2. A surface which is not level or straight: The hill behind Jim's house slopes down an angle of about 30 degrees.
3. The position from which something is approached or looked at: Shirley took pictures of the same scene from several different angles.
4. A bend or a curve: The road makes a sharp angle just over that hill.
3. A point of view or a perspective: Come on Ted, try to look at the situation from Mary's angle.

The view of the valley is beautiful from this angle of the hill.

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angle (verb), angles; angled; angling
1. To turn, to point, or to move something so it is not straight or flat: The road was angled down toward the camp grounds.
2. To present something in a special way or from a different point of view: Theodore, the reporter, was trying to angle the story in the newspaper to appeal to more young people.
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(Latin: a corner, a bend)
(Latin: armpit; angle; borrowed directly from Latin ala which meant both "wing" and "the hollow under a wing or an arm")
(Latin: fork, diverge, angle, split into two parts or branches)
(Greek: corner, bend, angle)
(Greek: ankos: a bend or hollow, an angle; a valley; also a crag)
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acute angle (s) (noun), acute angles (pl)
An angle that is less than 90 degrees but more than 0 degrees: A right angle was talking to another angle: "Hi! You're acute angle."

The other angle responded by saying: "Thanks for the compliment!"

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electrical angle
1. An angle denoting a certain instant in an alternating circuit cycle or the phase difference between two alternating quantities.
2. An angle that specifies a particular instant in an alternating-current (AC) cycle or expresses the phase difference between two alternating quantities which is usually expressed in electrical degrees.

The phase difference between two alternating quantities is expressed as an electrical angle.

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electronic phase angle meter, electronic phase-angle meter
1. An instrument which uses electronic devices; such as, amplifiers and limiters, to change an A.C. voltage into square waves before measuring its phase angle.
2. A phasemeter or a device for measuring the difference in phase of two alternating currents of electromotive forces which makes use of electronic devices; such as, amplifiers and limiters, that convert the alternating-current voltages being measured into square waves whose spacings are proportional to phase.

The limiters mentioned in the above definitions refer to electronic circuits that are used to prevent the amplitudes of electronic waveforms from exceeding specified levels while preserving the shapes of the waveforms at amplitudes less than the specified levels.

Also known as amplitude limiters; amplitude-limiting circuits; automatic peak limiters; clippers; clipping circuits; limiter circuits; and peak limiters.

This entry is located in the following units: electro-, electr-, electri- (page 67) -tron, -tronic, -tronics + (page 11)
mastoid angle
The posterior inferior corner of the parietal bone where it articulates with the mastoid part of the temporal bone.
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optic angle
The visual angle formed by the optical axes of the two eyes when directed to the same point.
polyhedral angle
1. The angle formed by three or more planes passing through a point.
2. An angle at a vertex of a solid.
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