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).
Category relationships: Geometry
Generic synonyms: Angle
Derivative terms: Incline
Medical Definition of Angle of inclination
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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 ..."