Definition of Angle of inclination

1. Noun. (geometry) the angle formed by the x-axis and a given line (measured counterclockwise from the positive half of the x-axis).

Exact synonyms: Inclination
Category relationships: Geometry
Generic synonyms: Angle
Derivative terms: Incline



Medical Definition of Angle of inclination

1. The angle formed by the meeting of a line drawn through the shaft of the femur with one passing through the long axis of the femoral neck; normally it is about 127°. Synonym: angle of depression, neck-shaft angle. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Angle Of Inclination

angle of anomaly
angle of antetorsion
angle of anteversion
angle of aperture
angle of attack
angle of convergence
angle of declination
angle of depression
angle of deviation
angle of dip
angle of eccentricity
angle of emergence
angle of extinction
angle of femoral torsion
angle of incidence
angle of inclination (current term)
angle of iris
angle of jaw
angle of mandible
angle of polarization
angle of reflection
angle of refraction
angle of repose
angle of torsion
angle of view
angle quote
angleberries
angleberry
anglecized

Literary usage of Angle of inclination

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1. The English Works of Thomas Hobbes of Malmesbury by Thomas Hobbes (1845)
"54:—in motion out of a thinner into a thicker medium, the angle refracted is greater than the angle of inclination. i. 376. vii. 55. endeavour tending every ..."

2. A Treatise on the Analytic Geometry of Three Dimensions by George Salmon (1882)
"... tetrahedron is equal to six times the volume divided by the product of those edges multiplied by the sine of their angle of inclination to each other, ..."

3. Summarized Proceedings ... and a Directory of Members by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1881)
"From the known diameter of the disk, and the distance of the disk from the line of intersection of the planes of the mirrors, the angle of inclination of ..."

4. Proceedings by Philadelphia County Medical Society (1902)
"angle of inclination of the foot and the pressure outline of the foot are most ... In order to determine the angle of inclination I have selected the ..."

5. Transactions (1851)
"The Institution must bear in mind that while the angle of inclination of the thread of the Archimedean screw had been varied with the axis of revolution ..."

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