Definition of Angular distance

1. Noun. The angular separation between two objects as perceived by an observer. "He recorded angular distances between the stars"

Lexicographical Neighbors of Angular Distance

angular acceleration
angular aldehyde
angular aperture
angular artery
angular cheilitis
angular conjunctivitis
angular convolution
angular curvature
angular distance (current term)
angular frequency
angular methyl
angular mil
angular momentum
angular notch
angular position
angular shape
angular spine
angular stomatitis
angular unit
angular vein
angular velocities
angular velocity

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. ..."

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