Greenwich hour angle

noun
Green·​wich hour angle | \ usually ˈgrinij in Greenwich, England, & in Great Britain as a whole, usually ˈgrenich or ˈgrenēch in Greenwich Village & in New York City as a whole, often in certain other places named Greenwich & usually by speakers unfamiliar with the local pronunciation of any place named Greenwich ˈgrēnˌwich; sometimes ˈgrenij or ˈgrenēj or ˈgrinich or ˈgrinēch or ˈgrinēj or ˈgrenˌwich or ˈgrinˌwich \

Definition of Greenwich hour angle

: the hour angle of a celestial body at the meridian of Greenwich

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History and Etymology for Greenwich hour angle

from Greenwich, England

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“Greenwich hour angle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Greenwich%20hour%20angle. Accessed 26 Jun. 2022.

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