direction angle

noun

Definition of direction angle

: an angle made by a given line with an axis of reference specifically : such an angle made by a straight line with the three axes of a rectangular Cartesian coordinate system usually used in plural

First Known Use of direction angle

1882, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of direction angle was in 1882

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“Direction angle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/direction%20angle. Accessed 19 Jan. 2022.

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