meaning of angle of inclination

angle of inclination meaning in General Dictionary

(geometry) the position formed because of the x-axis and a given line (calculated counterclockwise from positive half the x-axis)

Sentence Examples with the word angle of inclination

Galileo proceeded to measure the motion of a body on a smooth, fixed, inclined plane, and found that the law of constant acceleration along the line of slope of the plane still held, the acceleration decreasing in magnitude as the angle of inclination was reduced; and he inferred that a body, moving on a smooth horizontal plane, would move with uniform velocity in a straight line if the resistance of the air, and friction due to contact with the plane, could be eliminated.

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