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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The depicted parameter a describes the current angle of deflection in degrees in relation to the direction of the main flow.
After the larval midline was determined by a line drawn through the centers of the nerve cord and notochord, angles were measured from the center of the gut to determine the angle of deflection of the gill slits or the anus from of the larval midline.
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.
Movement causes acceleration that produces deflection in the non-stationary electrode, resulting in a measurable change in the capacitance between the two plates that is proportional to the angle of deflection.
As it happens, there is large separation between the average angle of deflection resulting from low-Z, low-density material in commerce, like food or plastic, and medium-density, medium-Z material like steel, and between the latter and high-Z, high-density material like tungsten, lead, or SNM.
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.
The standard version has an operational angle of deflection of up to 35 degrees.
By measuring the angle of deflection of the PSAT at each velocity, we separated total force into its constituent forces--lift and drag.
The measurement of photon mass from the angle of deflection of one photon by the Sun