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

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“Angle of elevation.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/angle%20of%20elevation. Accessed 30 Sep. 2022.

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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

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