angular position

noun
relation by which any position with respect to any other position is established
Hypernyms: ↑position, ↑spatial relation
Hyponyms: ↑elevation, ↑EL, ↑altitude, ↑ALT, ↑depression

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noun
: the orientation of a body or figure with respect to a specified reference position as expressed by the amount of rotation necessary to change from one orientation to the other about a specified axis

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