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positive angle

[′päz·əd·iv ′aŋ·gəl]
(mathematics)
The angle swept out by a ray moving in a counterclockwise direction.
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Full-feathering props allow blades to be rotated to a high positive angle aligned parallel to the slipstream and stop their rotation (windmilling) after an engine is shut down aboard multi-engine airplanes.
"We have to look at it from the positive angle. I hope I can get there even better than I was."
Figure 11 presents an example of the trajectories obtained for a plate with an initial positive angle. The dimensionless positions of the center of gravity for the 16 run parameters with an initial positive angle of attacks and a release at t = 20.0 s is shown.
"It would be great if we could have some hundreds, that's for sure," Bayliss said, while also citing the more positive angle that those who set out for Australia with most questions to answer have so far made most of the runs.
Bayliss "It would be great if we could have some hundreds, that's for sure," Bayliss said, while also citing the more positive angle that those who set out for Australia with most questions to answer have so far made most of the runs.
2) As you swing through the ball avoid making contact with the towel, this will give you a positive angle of attack rather than a negative.
The negative sign in (9) indicates that, for a positive angle [phi], the vector [E.sup./] is bending in clockwise direction (see Figure 1).
A factor that could affect the dynamics of the vehicle is the zone of low pressure created by the vehicle itself as it rises in the water column with a positive angle of attack of the hydrofoils.
You find yourself looking at life from a more positive angle, and you're willing to embrace the unexpected instead of being frightened of what might happen.
The formula is the same: reduce the hammer hooks and polish the engagement surface to a neutral or slightly positive angle, square and polish the sear nose and cut a relief angle.

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