angle off


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angle off

angle off
The acute angle between a fighter's sight line and the longitudinal axis of targeted aircraft. It is also the angular measurement between the line of flight of an aerial target and the gun-boresight line of an attacking aircraft.
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Ledley supplied the cross for the opening goal for Freddie Eastwood to fire into an empty net, the Bluebirds favourite then set up Bellamys second, which was lashed into goal from an angle off the underside of the bar, Ledley, though, suffered with 20 minutes left.
Carey netted the only goal on 37 minutes, rifling in from an acute angle off the underside of the crossbar.
Dunbar slotted home from an acute angle off the pads of netminder Colin Downie with eight minutes left to clinch victory.
From the set piece, Burke crashed in a shot from a tight angle off the bar as the part-timers piled on the pressure.
From the resulting corner the ball fell to Ifill and after his first shot was blocked he drilled in a second which deflected in from a narrow angle off Gerrard.
In the first of two Ballistic Test Vehicle (BTV) firings, the Surface Launched AMRAAM was fired at a 90-degree angle off a HUMRAAM launcher.
Mr Henman had apparently 'carefully proportioned the rooms in light, length and breadth - taking an angle off here, adding a projection there or opening out a window to secure a pleasing peep or catch the sun - arranging a staircase in short easy flights and opening the rooms off each half landing so that you move from one to another with scarcely any exertion.
You have to remember when you are fighting a fish to keep the rod relatively flat, like at a 30-degree angle off of center, so that you're allowing the rod to bend more in the base part, where it has more strength,'' explained Graham, author of ``Guide to Fly Fishing Southern Baja'' (David Communications; $18.
After the forwards had rumbled up to the line, Robinson drifted across field and Shanklin picked the perfect angle off him to crash over.
More recently, his ringside temper tantrums have manifested themselves in the destruction of Torrie Wilson's car and throwing the then General Manager Kurt Angle off a 25-foot ledge.
But the keeper made instant amends when the ball was rocketed in at an oblique angle off the head of Stuart Elliott, Gallagher first parrying the point-blank attempt, and then punching clear.
Scholes and Cole were heavily involved and as the ball went out to Irwin the little Irishman turned the ball in from an acute angle off a defender's boot.