angle of site

Definition of angle of site

: the vertical angle between the line of site of a gun and the horizontal

called also angle of position

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First Known Use of angle of site

1903, in the meaning defined above

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“Angle of site.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/angle%20of%20site. Accessed 24 Sep. 2021.

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