Also called, especially British, angle of incidence. Aeronautics. the acute angle between the chord of an aircraft wing or other airfoil and the direction of the relative wind.
Railroads. the angular attitude of a wheel flange to the rail, especially on curves.
the acute angle between the chord line of an aerofoil and the undisturbed relative airflow Also called angle of incidence
- Angle bar
(def 2). Historical Examples The other girder had an effective span of about 22 feet, as before 12 inches deep in the web, with angle bar and plate flanges. The Anatomy of Bridgework William Henry Thorpe The first girder was about 19 feet effective span, 12 inches deep in the web, with angle bar and […]
- Angle board
a board serving as a gauge for an angle planed across the end of other boards.
- Angle bracket
one of two marks < or > used in printing to enclose parenthetical matter, interpolations, etc. noun either of a pair of brackets having the shapes < and > character Either of the characters “” (greater-than, ASCII 62). Typographers in the Real World use angle brackets which are either taller and slimmer (the ISO “Bra” […]
- Angle cleat
a short length of angle iron used as a bracket.