angle of elevation

noun phrase

Definition of angle of elevation 

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

First Known Use of angle of elevation

1686, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about angle of elevation

Share angle of elevation

Statistics for angle of elevation

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for angle of elevation

The first known use of angle of elevation was in 1686

See more words from the same year

Keep scrolling for more

More Definitions for angle of elevation

angle of elevation

noun

Medical Definition of angle of elevation 

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

Comments on angle of elevation

What made you want to look up angle of elevation? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

an open space surrounded by woods

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Name that Food Quiz

Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!