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alt.2 abbreviation of "altitude," the height of a given object or location above a specified base, such as sea level or earth, esp. the angular distance of a celestial body, measured from the horizon.
altitude in astronomy, the angular distance of a celestial body, measured from the horizon. [1/4 definitions]
angularity the quality of having an angular outline. [1/2 definitions]
bend to make (something) take on a curved or angular form, or a different form. [1/10 definitions]
curved having the shape of a curve; not straight or angular.
declination in astronomy, the angular distance of some object from the celestial equator. [1/5 definitions]
displacement in physics, the linear or angular distance of an object or point from a central or reference point or line. [1/4 definitions]
fret2 an interlaced, angular design used as decoration, esp. as cut out of wood with a fret saw; fretwork. [2/3 definitions]
kymograph an instrument that measures and records variations, modulations, oscillations, and the like, such as those of blood pressure or the angular positions of an aircraft in flight.
lat. abbreviation of "latitude," the angular distance between the equator and a point north or south on the earth's surface, as measured in degrees.
latitude the angular distance between the equator and a point north or south on the earth's surface, as measured in degrees. [1/3 definitions]
long. abbreviation of "longitude," the angular distance on the earth's surface east or west of the prime meridian at Greenwich, England, measured either in degrees or in hours, minutes, and seconds.
longitude the angular distance on the earth's surface east or west of the prime meridian at Greenwich, England, measured either in degrees or in hours, minutes, and seconds.
right ascension the angular distance of the arc of one of the hour circles of a celestial body, measured eastward along the equator from the vernal equinox to the intersection of the hour circle, and expressed in degrees or hours; the celestial equivalent of longitude.
round relatively curved; not angular. [1/24 definitions]
spin in physics, the angular momentum of a subatomic particle. [1/15 definitions]