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angulation

[ang-gyuh-ley-shuh n] /ˌæŋ gyəˈleɪ ʃən/
noun
1.
an angular part, position, or formation.
2.
the exact measurement of angles.
3.
Also called comma position. Skiing. a position for traversing a slope in which the skis are edged into the hill by bending the knees toward the hill and leaning the upper body away from the hill, with all weight on the downhill ski.
Origin
1865-1870
1865-70; angulate + -ion
Related forms
subangulation, noun
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  • There would be variations depending on the time of the year, angulation of the solar system relative to motion, etc.
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angulation

/ˌæŋɡjʊˈleɪʃən/
noun
1.
an angular formation
2.
the precise measurement of angles
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angulation in Medicine

angulation an·gu·la·tion (āng'gyə-lā'shən)
n.
The formation of an abnormal angle or bend in an organ.


an'gu·late' (-lāt') v.
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