angle of departure

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

Word History

First Known Use

1817, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of angle of departure was in 1817

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“Angle of departure.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/angle%20of%20departure. Accessed 7 Dec. 2022.

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