angle of slide

Definition of angle of slide

: the angle of minimum slope usually measured from the horizontal at which any loose solid material (as earth) will flow — compare angle of repose

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First Known Use of angle of slide

1910, in the meaning defined above

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“Angle of slide.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 May. 2020.

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