face angle

noun

Definition of face angle 

: an angle formed by two edges of a polyhedral angle

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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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