angle of depression

noun phrase

Definition of angle of depression

: the angle formed by the line of sight and the horizontal plane for an object below the horizontal

First Known Use of angle of depression

1758, in the meaning defined above

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

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angle of depression

noun

Medical Definition of angle of depression

: the angle formed by the line of sight and the horizontal plane for an object below the horizontal

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