Definition of Angular distance
1. Noun. The angular separation between two objects as perceived by an observer. "He recorded angular distances between the stars"
Generic synonyms: Angle
Lexicographical Neighbors of Angular Distance
Literary usage of Angular distance
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Macmillan's Magazine by David Masson, George Grove, John Morley, Mowbray Morris (1866)
"In all these intermediate cases we have nothing in view—we see nothing —but transverse or angular distance, whether we see it in its first slight deviation ..."
2. Plane Surveying: A Text-book and Pocket Manual by John Clayton Tracy (1907)
"The angular distance. If through one end of any line a north and south line ... Each of these angles may be called the angular distance of the given line. ..."