crossing angle

crossing angle

[′krȯs·iŋ ‚aŋ·gəl]
(navigation)
The angle at which two lines of position intersect. Also known as angle of cut.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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At first, a pair of aircraft departure scenarios are illustrated and discussed: set the heading crossing angle [absolute value of [theta]] [less than or equal to] 10[degrees], time interval of departures t = 1 min, and the time period begins upon the last aircraft departure.
The crossing angle varies only slightly within a range of 1deg.
In this paper, define fault dip angle [beta] = 45[degrees], pipeline crossing angle [phi] = 90[degrees].
For a low signal to noise ratio of 20, Figures 6(a)-6(c), the method still recovers the fiber orientations with an angular limit between 36[degrees] and 42[degrees] and the mean error remains inferior to 8[degrees] for a crossing angle of 48[degrees].
The Predator had an effective left to right track crossing angle that looked as if it would hit Dash 3 and, immediately after, hit me.
A brilliant run down the right by Colquhoun gave him the perfect crossing angle to find substitute Keith at the back post and he hammered the ball into the top corner, giving Strong no chance.
These machines with electronic yarn guide with precision crossing angle of the SINCRO" range represent ultimate in the winding technology.