the amount of rotation of a point, line, or body in a specified direction about an axis.
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- angular cheilitis,
- angular curvature,
- angular deformation,
- angular diameter,
- angular dispersion,
- angular frequency,
- angular gyrus,
- angular house,
- angular leaf spot,
- angular magnification
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physics the angle through which a point, line, or body is rotated about a specific axis in a given direction
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The distance an object moves when following a circular path. It is represented by the length of the arc of a circle drawn to represent the motion of the object about a fixed point.
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