Azimuthal
Azimuthal Az"i*muth`al, a. Of or pertaining to the azimuth; in a horizontal circle. [1913 Webster]

{Azimuthal error} of a transit instrument, its deviation in azimuth from the plane of the meridian. [1913 Webster]


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  • azimuthal — ⇒AZIMUTAL, ALE, AUX, AZIMUTHAL, ALE, AUX, adj. A. ASTRON. Qui a rapport aux azimuts, qui les représente ou les mesure. Instrument azimutal, compas azimutal (Ac. 1835 1932). SYNT. Cadran solaire azimutal. Cadran dont le style est vertical. Cercle… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • azimuthal — azimuth ► NOUN Astronomy ▪ the horizontal direction of a celestial object, measured from the north or south point of the horizon. DERIVATIVES azimuthal adjective. ORIGIN Arabic, the way, direction …   English terms dictionary

  • azimuthal — adjective see azimuth …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Azimuthal — Nombre quantique secondaire En physique, en mécanique quantique, dans le modèle de Bohr, le nombre quantique secondaire, aussi appelé nombre quantique azimutal est le deuxième des quatre nombres qui définissent l état quantique d un électron. On… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • azimuthal — See azimuth. * * * …   Universalium

  • azimuthal — adjective a) Of or pertaining to the azimuth; in a horizontal circle. b) Describing a map projection which preserves direction for all points relative to a selected point (or in some cases two points) …   Wiktionary

  • azimuthal — adj. pertaining to the arc of the horizon (Astronomy, Navigation) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • azimuthal — az·i·muth·al …   English syllables

  • azimuthal — adjective of or relating to or in azimuth • Pertains to noun: ↑azimuth • Derivationally related forms: ↑azimuth …   Useful english dictionary

  • Azimuthal error — Azimuthal Az i*muth al, a. Of or pertaining to the azimuth; in a horizontal circle. [1913 Webster] {Azimuthal error} of a transit instrument, its deviation in azimuth from the plane of the meridian. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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