Angular measure

the units used to measure angles.
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the number of such units in a given angle.
Historical Examples

Our mode of computing time, and our angular measure, are the only relics of this obsolete system.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 6, Slice 5 Various

It also shows at the bottom, the angular measure of each division of one point.
Lectures in Navigation Ernest Gallaudet Draper

An angular measure is necessary, of course, that of the angle which the disk of the moon fills as seen from the earth.
Astronomy David Todd


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