Definition of Angular position

1. Noun. Relation by which any position with respect to any other position is established.

Generic synonyms: Position, Spatial Relation
Specialized synonyms: Alt, Altitude, El, Elevation, Depression

Lexicographical Neighbors of Angular Position

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

Literary usage of Angular position

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Text-book of Mineralogy: With an Extended Treatise on Crystallography and by Edward Salisbury Dana, William Ebenezer Ford (1922)
"... OF THE ANGLES OÇ CRYSTALS it is bisected also by the vertical cross-hair and its angular position read by means of the graduated scale and vernier. ..."

2. The Antiquarian (1871)
"As the earth was opened they appeared to lie in an angular position. The distance from each angle was precisely eleven feet six inches. ..."

3. General Physics: An Elementary Text-book for Colleges by Henry Crew (1919)
"angular position. UNIT ANGLE 12. When two straight Unes do not coincide in direction, they are said to have different angular positions. ..."

4. The Elements of Physics: For Use in High Schools by Henry Crew (1900)
"... angular position. UNIT ANGLE. When two straight lines do not coincide in direction, they are said to have different angular positions. ..."

5. Machine Design by Albert William Smith, Guido Hugo Marx (1915)
"... the point D will coincide with B, the link c will occupy the angular position cd-B, and the slider / will be at its extreme position toward the left. ..."

6. The Relative Proportions of the Steam-engine: Being a Rational and Practical by William Dennis Marks (1887)
"... influence of gravity and the angular position of the connecting-rod—ie, suppose it to be of infinite length. In order to clearly comprehend the motion ..."

7. Newton's London Journal of Arts and Sciences: Being Record of the Progress by William Newton, Charles Frederick Partington (1841)
"By these means, whenever the fore and hind wheels of the carriage are required to assume an angular position to each other, as in passing curves or turning ..."

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