angle of entry


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angle of entry

[′aŋ·gəl əv ′en·trē]
(ordnance)
The acute angle between the tangent to the trajectory at the point of impact of a bomb or projectile and the perpendicular to the surface of the ground or target at the point of impact.
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Go in carefully and in a completely controlled manner with an adjusted angle of entry.
Alth ough dropped by Virgin during a recent stable clean-out, the Muttonbirds have retained a loyal following who will no doubt be eagerly snapping up copies of the semi-unplugged live album Angle of Entry and rarities collection Too Hard Basket - B Sides and Bastards, both of which were released on the band's own label Gravy Train and are only available at gigs.
The experts were saying that something went wrong with their angle of entry and if that happens it means almost instant injury.
The Council is now involved in further research to determine the optimum configuration of die-land geometry, diameter ratios, and angle of entry for twin-screw extruder dies, in order to obtain the desired morphology.
The unique angled needle entry allows visualization of the lesion to remain clear even during biopsy, and the angle of entry enables more of the breast to be accessed.
They say imitation is the sin-cerest form of flattery and the ex-postman from the Hague has paid The Power the ultimate complement by changing his style to mirror Taylor's angle of entry into the board.