angle of departure

Definition of angle of departure

: the vertical angle between the line of departure of a projectile and the line of site of the gun

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First Known Use of angle of departure

1817, in the meaning defined above

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“Angle of departure.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Sep. 2021.

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