the angle in excess of 90° that a steam-engine valve gear is in advance of the crank
the angle between the point of ignition and bottom dead-centre in a spark-ignition engine
- Angle of anomaly
angle of anomaly angle of anomaly n. The degree of deviation from parallelism in an eye with strabismus. Also called angle of abnormality.
having an angle or angles. Heraldry. noting an interrupted partition line having the two parts offset and a line at right connecting them. (of an ordinary) having an edge or edges so formed. Geometry. the space within two lines or three or more planes diverging from a common point, or within two planes diverging from […]
noun (Southwest English, dialect) an earthworm Also angletwitch
a person who fishes with a hook and line. a person who gets or tries to get something through scheming. Also called allmouth, anglerfish, goosefish, lotte, monkfish. any large pediculate fish of the family Lophiidae, especially Lophius americanus, found along the Atlantic coast of America, having an immense mouth and a large, depressed head to […]