Extinction Angle

Science / Geology / Extinction Angle: The angle between a crystallographic direction, such as a face or cleavage plane, and the direction in which all light is blocked by a pair of crossed polarizers.

Other Words for Angle

Angle Noun Synonyms: slant, oblique, corner, edge, intersection, bend, cusp, point, apex, projection
Angle Verb Synonyms: fish for, look for, seek, be after, try for, hunt for
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Low Angle

Technology / Television (TV) / Low Angle: A shot in which the camera is lower than the filmed object: thus the camera looks up at the actor/object. MORE

Mass Extinction

Science / Biology / Mass Extinction: A time during which extinction rates are generally accelerated so that more than 50% of all species then living become extinct; results in a marked decrease in the diversity of organisms. Mass extinct MORE

Ordovician Extinction

Science / Biology / Ordovician Extinction: Paleozoic-aged mass extinction possibly related to glaciation in the southern-hemisphere supercontinent Gondwana. MORE

Secondary Extinction

Science / Biology / Secondary Extinction: The death of one population due to the extinction of another, often a food species. MORE

Lie Angle

Entertainment / Golf / Lie Angle: The angle between the sole of the club and the shaft from the face view (looking at the face of the club straight on) MORE

Launch Angle

Entertainment / Golf / Launch Angle: The initial trajectory of the ball relative to the ground MORE

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