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angularity

[′aŋ·gyə′lar·əd·ē]
(science and technology)
The sharpness of corners and edges.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Aggregate angularity, which can be defined herein as the measurement of the sharpness of the corners of a particle, has been recognized as a primary factor influencing on the interlock between aggregates and performances of asphalt mixtures.
The AIMS apparatus was utilized to record the particle shapes including the angularity index and size index.
The Tobin Outback Leather Chair helps to soften the vibe too, the squishiness of the cushions is tempered by the angularity of the arms and legs, so it fits well with the more geometric elements of the scheme.
The Tobin Outback leather chair helps to soften the vibe too; the squishiness of the cushions is tempered by the angularity of the arms and legs, so it fits well with the more geometric elements of the scheme.
It looks a bit painted-on, but the thin goatee is well groomed and adds angularity to his face.
Aside from strength, researchers measured gradation, density, repose angle, angularity, and texture.
The univariate animal model heritability estimates and standard errors were for stature 0.810.02, chest width 0.630.03, body depth 0.670.03, angularity 0.510.04, rump angle 0.520.04, rump width 0.780.02, rear legs set 0.720.02, rear legs rear view 0.760.02, foot angle 0.740.02, fore udder attachment 0.790.02, rear udder height 0.530.04, central ligament 0.770.02, udder depth 0.650.03, teat placement rear view 0.830.02, teat length (fore) 0.880.01, rear udder width 0.510.04, thurl width 0.620.03, navel length 0.930.01, dewlap width 0.730.02, dewlap surface area 0.590.03 and dewlap visual score 0.820.02.
and is all that is needed to inspect Class-A surfaces as well as fastener/rivet flushness and angularity. Auspiciously it provides instant "go/no-go" results displayed directly on your part, almost instantaneously.
Even the songs of the Modernist Turkewich, despite the expected angularity and dissonance, never stray into the 12-tone territory of Berg and Webern.
Increasingly widespread use of CAD-CAM and 3D printing technologies have opened up a virtually limitless range of shapes from gracefully flowing organic forms to ultra-modern, almost space-age angularity.
Moderate, positive and favorable genetic correlations observed between MY (0.22 to 0.39), FY (0.28 to 0.35), and PY (0.17 to 0.34) with loin strength, udder texture and angularity are indicative that considerable common gene action exists between the traits present in different sections, and it can be expected, to a greater or lesser degree, that the progeny of cows will show higher MY, udders with greater elasticity, larger spring of ribs and low fat deposits, leading to progeny with greater dairy ability.