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1. The formation of angles.
2. An angular part, position, or formation.
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1. an angular formation
2. (Surveying) the precise measurement of angles
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(ˌæŋ gyəˈleɪ ʃən)

1. an angular part, position, or formation.
2. the exact measurement of angles.
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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
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Horizontal Angulation: Correct horizontal angulation is important when looking for interproximal decay.
Second during the extraction of teeth with a great mesiodistal or horizontal angulation it was observed that both the ostectomy as well as the application of dental elevators traumatized the strip of mucosa preserved by the paramarginal flap.
Previously, in such cases, a variation of 20 degrees mesially in a horizontal angulation has been suggested in order to dissociate the superimposed roots.

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