Angle of elevation

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(Geodesy) the angle which an ascending line makes with a horizontal plane.

See also: Elevation

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Next Spanish hides, with the tails still preserving their twist and the angle of elevation they had when the oxen that wore them were careering over the pampas of the Spanish Main -- a type of all obstinacy, and evincing how almost hopeless and incurable are all constitutional vices.
In the Swiss radars, for instance, the subtracted noise value is the median of what is observed in every volume with an angle of elevation of 40[degrees].
The 1D DOA estimation is comparatively straight forward because it only involves the angle of elevation as function of DOA.
- For larger values of angle of elevation AY near m 180, the change in PPD is relatively small, and
Taking centre stage in Dubai will be a multiple flexible screw conveyor demonstration set-up, complete with sack tip station, product agitators and loss-in-weight feeders, demonstrating their versatility in terms of feed rate, throughput range, consistency and accuracy of output, angle of elevation and quick release features.
Analyzing the time it took for the signals to reach the satellite belonging to Inmarsat, and the angle of elevation, the British firm was able to provide two arcs, one that extended towards the north and the other to south - signifying the path that the aircraft could have taken.
One industry source with knowledge of the situation said it would be possible to figure out the location of MH370 by calculating the distance from the satellite to the plane and the angle of elevation. The source said such information about MH370 could become available in the next few days.
--In Figures 8 to 11 a crossing point can be seen between the behaviour of the metal plane and the Fresnel reflector at different frequencies depending on the angle of elevation. This property is a consequence of the previous one: at elevation angles between 30[degrees] and 50[degrees], the change of efficiency will present an intersection point.
For each given sound source location, the free field SPL measured for the applicable angle of elevation is subtracted from the ear simulator SPL measured for that sound source location to calculate a gain.
The equation relates to serve speed, height of the ball when it is hit, and the ball's angle of elevation as it leaves the racket, along with the top spin in revolutions per second.
Without touching the trigger again, the clinometer can be lowered to allow the student to read the angle of elevation (indicated by the "Read Here" arrow).