azimuth error

azimuth error

[′az·ə·məth ‚er·ər]
(astronomy)
The angle by which the east-west axis of a transit telescope deviates from being perpendicular to the plane of the meridian.
(engineering)
An error in the indicated azimuth of a target detected by radar.

azimuth error

As it pertains to radar, the bearing error due to horizontal refraction.
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