face angle

noun

Definition of face angle

: an angle formed by two edges of a polyhedral angle

Examples of face angle in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Another company, in New York, creates a metal scaffold that is meticulously bent so as to re-create the original face angles, so MD Anderson's surgeons don't have to bend an off-the-shelf part into position during the reconstruction. Jacqueline Detwiler, Popular Mechanics, "Health," 1 Feb. 2020 Read on for some of the most popular kits Sephora that customers are snatching up right now to craft expert-level face angles. Tiffany Dodson, SELF, "The 5 Best Contour Kits at Sephora, According to Customer Reviews," 22 Feb. 2019 The problem centered on a factor called gauge face angle, where the train’s wheels come into contact with the rails. Faiz Siddiqui, Washington Post, "Inspection of Baltimore subway found 17 of 19 track segments checked were unsafe to operate on," 16 Feb. 2018

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First Known Use of face angle

1913, in the meaning defined above

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“Face angle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/face%20angle. Accessed 14 Jul. 2020.

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