angulation

noun
an·​gu·​la·​tion | \ ˌaŋ-gyə-ˈlā-shən How to pronounce angulation (audio) \

Definition of angulation

1 : the action of making angular
2 : an angular position, formation, or shape

Examples of angulation in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web For instance, a skier/snowboarder may learn the physics behind the power generated out of a turn or the principles of edge angulation. Pat Graham, The Denver Post, "Bode Miller launches winter sports academy," 16 July 2020 If there’s visible angulation, and you’ve been trained in wilderness first aid, Tarter recommends attempting to put the extremity back in its normal anatomical alignment. Alisha Mcdarris, Popular Science, "You broke a bone in the middle of nowhere. Now what?," 11 Feb. 2020

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First Known Use of angulation

1812, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Angulation.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/angulation. Accessed 23 Jan. 2021.

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angulation

noun
an·​gu·​la·​tion | \ ˌaŋ-gyə-ˈlā-shən How to pronounce angulation (audio) \

Medical Definition of angulation

1 : the action of making angular
2 : an angular position, formation or shape especially : an abnormal bend or curve in an organ

Other Words from angulation

angulate \ ˈaŋ-​gyə-​ˌlāt How to pronounce angulation (audio) \ verb angulated; angulating

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