angle of deflection

angle of deflection

[′aŋ·gəl əv di′flek·shən]
(electronics)
The angle through which the electron beam in a cathode-ray tube is diverted from a straight path.
(ordnance)
The horizontal clockwise angle between the axis of the bore of a gun and the line of sighting when a gun is laid for direction.
(petroleum engineering)
In directional drilling with a whipstock or other deflecting tool, the angle at which a well is deflected from the vertical.
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A separate detector system was set up to receive the deflected laser light and to record the angle of deflection.
The outward deflection is represented by a positive angle of deflection in all instances, and vice versa.
In entering a roundabout, the designed angle of deflection forces motorists to bear to the right, counter clockwise, and safely merge into traffic.
0] angle of deflection [Chi] and irradiation conditions, including horizontal beam and diffuse components.
By measuring the angle of deflection of the PSAT at each velocity, we separated total force into its constituent forces--lift and drag.
In addition, a digital photo was taken of each tag at each velocity from the side of the flume in order to measure the angle of deflection ([theta]) as measured upward from horizontal.
Specifically, the angle of deflection, [theta], decreases from 90[degrees] at 0.
The measurement of photon mass from the angle of deflection of one photon by the Sun