angle of approach

angle of approach

[′aŋ·gəl əv ə′prōch]
(civil engineering)
The maximum angle of an incline onto which a vehicle can move from a horizontal plane without interference.
(mechanical engineering)
The angle that is turned through by either of paired wheels in gear from the first contact between a pair of teeth until the pitch points of these teeth fall together.
(ordnance)
Angle between the line along which a moving target is traveling and the line along which the gun is pointed.
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The system will detect and track vehicles from any angle of approach to the intersection.
STAY IN SIGHT Our next consideration is our angle of approach.
The AXERA System provides a unique approach to vascular access by modifying the angle of approach used to create the hole in the femoral artery, the blood vessel used to introduce the instruments necessary for catheter-based procedures.
Surely not the golden boy Neymar dillied, he dallied, he changed his angle of approach and checked his run-up.
LAST week I discussed the desired angle of approach to create the required launch angle and spin rate on your drives.
They head for the top of the line from every direction possible, seemingly thinking that adopting a different angle of approach to their fellow passengers removes the requirement to queue.
LESS-A through an umbilical access can be extremely challenging due to the angle of approach and the difficulty in retracting organs; therefore, it is usually performed using the subcostal approach.
When life seems hard, work boring and maybe our relationships ever-challenging, it might be time to try a different angle of approach on the situation or issue.
The devastation caused by this event was relatively limited largely owing to the asteroid's comparatively glancing (16-20[degrees]) angle of approach.
But from a very different angle of approach this time.
It gives a vague feel when cornering and I found I had to adjust my angle of approach on tight bends.
Uncle Manny, one of the seasoned wranglers, softly coached Hope by advising her to make subtle changes in her body language and angle of approach.