horn angle

horn angle

[′hȯrn ‚aŋ·gəl]
(mathematics)
A geometric figure formed by two tangent plane curves that lie on the same side of their mutual tangent line in the neighborhood of the point of tangency.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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"To keep their focus, sometimes as you're going along you find, oh, we're getting a little tired here, maybe our steps not as brilliant, maybe they get on the wrong step, maybe their horn angle changes, so we want them to be able to practice.