Definition of Salient angle
1. Noun. An angle pointing outward; an interior angle of a polygon that is less than 180 degrees.
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Literary usage of Salient angle
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and General (1890)
"The ditch in the ravelin, which is 24 yards in breadth, is made circular at the salient angle, and drawn parallel to the faces till it joins the main ditch. ..."
2. The Animal Kingdom Arranged in Conformity with Its Organization by Georges Cuvier, Edward Griffith, Charles Hamilton Smith, Edward Pidgeon, John Edward Gray, George Robert Gray (1834)
"salient angle is in form of a spine, itself denticulated. They are found- in the seas of warm countries 1. • DULES, Cuv. ..."
3. A Dictionary of Science, Literature, & Art: Comprising the Definitions and by George William Cox (1867)
"A genus of j-lat:"< An acid obtained by the j consisting of numerous species, all either tree* salient angle. In Fortification, an angle ( with which they ..."
4. The Life and Public Services of Winfield Scott Hancock: Major-general, U. S. A. by Frederick Elizur Goodrich, Frederick Octavius Prince (1880)
"General Sedgwick's Death. — The Bloodiest Battle of the War. — Hancock Takes and Holds the Famous "salient angle." —"A Morning Call" on General Johnson. ..."
5. The Life and Public Services of Winfield Scott Hancock: Major-general, U. S. A. by Frederick Elizur Goodrich, Frederick Octavius Prince (1880)
"Hancock fights the Battle of the Po. — General Sedgwick's Death. — The Bloodiest Battle of the War. — Hancock Takes and Holds the Famous " salient angle. ..."
6. Wars of the Century: And the Development of Military Science by Oscar Browning (1903)
"The western part of the Confederate entrenchments was the salient angle at ... Lee made vigorous attempts to recapture the salient angle, and the fight was ..."
7. The Historical Magazine and Notes and Queries Concerning the Antiquities by John Gilmary Shea, Henry Reed Stiles (1873)
"The first part, as far as the salient angle F, I think was so; ... It consisted of two faces meeting in a very obtuse salient angle—that on the right, ..."