angle of obliquity

variants or angle of pressure
: the angle that the line of pressure or of action of two gear teeth in contact makes with the tangent at the point of contact of the two pitch circles

Word History

First Known Use

1852, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of angle of obliquity was in 1852

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“Angle of obliquity.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/angle%20of%20obliquity. Accessed 20 Apr. 2024.

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