a short length of angle iron used as a bracket.
- Angle of climb
the angle between the axis of motion of a climbing aircraft and the horizontal plane.
- Angle-closure glaucoma
See under . Ophthalmology. abnormally high fluid pressure in the eye, most commonly caused either by blockage of the channel through which aqueous humor drains (open-angle glaucoma or chronic glaucoma) or by pressure of the iris against the lens, which traps the aqueous humor (angle-closure glaucoma or acute glaucoma) noun a disease of the eye […]
- Angle collar
. a collar formed of angle iron surrounding a structural member passing through a deck or bulkhead to make a seal that is watertight, oiltight, etc. stapling sta·pling (stā’plĭng) n. The fastening together of two tissues with a staple or staples.
- Angle of deviation
the angle equal to the difference between the angle of incidence and the angle of refraction of a ray of light passing through the surface between one medium and another of different refractive index. noun the angle between the direction of the refracted ray and the direction of the incident ray when a ray of […]