angulation

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an·gu·la·tion

 (ăng′gyə-lā′shən)
n.
1. The formation of angles.
2. An angular part, position, or formation.

angulation

(ˌæŋɡjʊˈleɪʃən)
n
1. an angular formation
2. (Surveying) the precise measurement of angles

an•gu•la•tion

(ˌæŋ gyəˈleɪ ʃən)

n.
1. an angular part, position, or formation.
2. the exact measurement of angles.
[1865–70]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.angulation - the precise measurement of anglesangulation - the precise measurement of angles  
measurement, measuring, mensuration, measure - the act or process of assigning numbers to phenomena according to a rule; "the measurements were carefully done"; "his mental measurings proved remarkably accurate"
2.angulation - the act of making angulate (having corners)angulation - the act of making angulate (having corners)
change of shape - an action that changes the shape of something
References in periodicals archive ?
Common technique errors seen with film holders include receptor placement, vertical angulation, horizontal angulation and cone centering.
Previously, in such cases, a variation of 20 degrees mesially in a horizontal angulation has been suggested in order to dissociate the superimposed roots.
The images were evaluated based on predetermined criteria assessing the presence and severity of collimator centering (CC), vertical angulation (V), horizontal angulation (H) and packet placement (PP) errors.
Technique performance was evaluated based on the following errors: improper horizontal angulation, improper vertical angulation, improper receptor placement, and improper cone centering.

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