Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The formation of angles.
  • n. An angular part, position, or formation.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The formation of angles.
  • n. An angular part, position, or formation.
  • n. The formation of an abnormal angle or bend in an organ

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A making angular; angular formation.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A formation of angles; the state of being angulated.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the precise measurement of angles
  • n. the act of making angulate (having corners)

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Examples

  • There are three general movements that skiers use to manipulate a ski: twist, or rotation around the vertical axis; tilt, or turning a ski up on its side (called "angulation"); and applying or releasing pressure to the ski (skiers also adjust where on the ski the center of pressure is, by moving their center of gravity forward and backward over the ski).

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  • (such as angulation, cavernosal fibrosis or Peyronie's disease), or in patients who have conditions which may predispose them to Priapism (such as sickle cell anemia, multiple myeloma, or leukemia).

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  • It can be comminuted (insert number of fragments), compound, angulated (insert degree of angulation), spiral, oblique, transverse, epiphyseal (four main types), diaphyseal or other things.

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  • Directly improve alignment of the bones/joints with canting to prevent inward rotation and angulation.

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  • Decreasing the inward angulation or valgus of the knee may help to limit an inappropriate forward rocking of the pelvis and thus decrease the relative extension occuring at the junction between pelvis and lumbar spine.

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  • The size, depth, location, and angulation of the traction pinhole.

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  • The known Anguispira species are conchologically variable, especially in spire height and peripheral angulation of the body whorl.

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  • The slight angulation or keel of the body whorl is visible in the picture below.

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  • Again, you'll be surprised at how different angulation the pins are there.

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  • However, with the introduction of angulation, the values were comparable to those of the other brackets.

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