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angular displacement

  

      n     (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  
      adj  
1    lean or bony  
2    awkward or stiff in manner or movement  
3    having an angle or angles  
4    placed at an angle  
5    measured by an angle or by the rate at which an angle changes  
     (C15: from Latin angularis, from angulus angle1)  
  angularly      adv  
  angularness      n  


angular acceleration  
      n  
1    the rate of change of angular velocity  
2      (Astronautics)   the acceleration of a space vehicle around an axis  
angular displacement  
      n     (Physics)   the angle through which a point, line, or body is rotated about a specific axis in a given direction  
angular frequency  
      n     (Physics)   the frequency of a periodic process, wave system, etc., expressed in radians per second  
angular magnification  
      n     (Physics)   the ratio of the angle subtended at the eye by an image formed by an optical instrument to the angle subtended at the unaided eye by the object  
angular momentum  
      n   a measure of the momentum of a body caused by its circular motion around an axis of rotation, equal to the product of its mass and its angular velocity  
angular velocity  
      n   the velocity of a body rotating about a fixed point measured as the rate of change of the angle subtended at that fixed point by the path of the body.,   (Symbol)    <Gomega>

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angular

  
  
bony, gaunt, lank, lanky, lean, macilent     (rare)   rangy, rawboned, scrawny, skinny, spare  

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