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angular displacement

noun, Physics.
1.
the amount of rotation of a point, line, or body in a specified direction about an axis.
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  • The way the connections are made affects angular displacement, phase rotation, and direction of rotation of connected motors.
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angular displacement

noun
1.
(physics) the angle through which a point, line, or body is rotated about a specific axis in a given direction
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angular displacement  
The distance an object moves when following a circular path. It is represented by the length of the arc of a circle drawn to represent the motion of the object about a fixed point.
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