angle of approach

Definition of angle of approach

: the angle turned through by either of a pair of wheels in gear from the first contact of a pair of teeth until the pitch points of these teeth fall together

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First Known Use of angle of approach

1878, in the meaning defined above

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“Angle of approach.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/angle%20of%20approach. Accessed 7 Aug. 2020.

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