angular position


Definition of angular position

: the orientation of a body or figure with respect to a specified reference position as expressed by the amount of rotation necessary to change from one orientation to the other about a specified axis

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First Known Use of angular position

1788, in the meaning defined above

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“Angular position.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Jul. 2022.

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