direction angle


direction angle

noun

Definition of DIRECTION ANGLE

:  an angle made by a given line with an axis of reference; specifically :  such an angle made by a straight line with the three axes of a rectangular Cartesian coordinate system —usually used in plural

First Known Use of DIRECTION ANGLE

1882

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