plane angle
noun Date: 1570 an angle that for a given dihedral angle is formed by two intersecting lines each of which lies on a face of the dihedral angle and is perpendicular to the edge of the face

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  • Plane angle — Plane Plane, a. [L. planus: cf. F. plan. See {Plan}, a.] Without elevations or depressions; even; level; flat; lying in, or constituting, a plane; as, a plane surface. [1913 Webster] Note: In science, this word (instead of plain) is almost… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • plane angle — n. an angle made by two straight lines that lie in the same plane …   English World dictionary

  • plane angle — noun an angle formed by two straight lines (in the same plane) • Hypernyms: ↑angle * * * noun : an angle formed by two intersecting lines each of which lies on a face of a dihedral angle and is perpendicular to the edge of the face * * * Math. an …   Useful english dictionary

  • plane angle — plokščiasis kampas statusas T sritis Standartizacija ir metrologija apibrėžtis Kampas tarp dviejų viename taške susikertančių pustiesių, išreiškiamas apskritimo (su centru tame taške) apimamojo lanko ilgio ir spindulio dalmeniu. Matavimo vienetas …   Penkiakalbis aiškinamasis metrologijos terminų žodynas

  • plane angle — plokščiasis kampas statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. plane angle vok. ebener Winkel, m rus. плоский угол, m pranc. angle plan, m …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • plane angle — plane′ an′gle n. math. an angle between two intersecting lines • Etymology: 1820–30 …   From formal English to slang

  • plane angle — noun a) An angle formed by two intersecting straight lines. b) An angle formed by two intersecting planes, measured by the angle between two intersecting straight lines that are in respective planes and perpendicular to the intersection of the… …   Wiktionary

  • plane angle — Math. an angle between two intersecting lines. [1820 30] * * * …   Universalium

  • plane angle — /ˈpleɪn æŋgəl/ (say playn angguhl) noun an angle between two intersecting lines …   Australian English dictionary

  • cusp plane angle — the incline of the cusp plane in relation to the plane of occlusion …   Medical dictionary

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