angle of rest

angle of rest

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  • angle of repose — 1. physics : the angle that the plane of contact between two bodies makes with the horizontal when the upper body is just on the point of sliding : the angle whose tangent is the coefficient of friction between the two bodies 2. or angle of rest …   Useful english dictionary

  • Angle of repose — Repose Re*pose , n. [F. repos. See {Repose}, v.] 1. A lying at rest; sleep; rest; quiet. [1913 Webster] Shake off the golden slumber of repose. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. Rest of mind; tranquillity; freedom from uneasiness; also, a composed manner… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Angle of Repose (novel) — infobox Book | name = Angle of Repose title orig = translator = image caption = First edition cover author = Wallace Stegner cover artist = country = United States language = English series = genre = Novel publisher = Doubleday release date =… …   Wikipedia

  • Angle seat piston valve — An angle seat piston valve is a pneumatically controlled valve with a piston actuator providing linear actuation to lift a seal off its seat. The seat is set at an angle to provide the maximum possible flow when unseated. Angle seat piston valves …   Wikipedia

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  • Angle of torsion — Torsion Tor sion, n. [F., fr. LL. torsio, fr. L. torquere, tortum, to twist. See {Torture}.] 1. The act of turning or twisting, or the state of being twisted; the twisting or wrenching of a body by the exertion of a lateral force tending to turn… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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