true azimuth


true azimuth
The angle at the zenith measured clockwise from true north to the vertical circle passing through the body.

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  • true azimuth — astronominis azimutas statusas T sritis Standartizacija ir metrologija apibrėžtis Kampas, kurį sudaro per stebėtojo (pradinį) tašką einanti astronominio dienovidinio plokštuma su plokštuma, einančia per stebimojo (galinio) taško vertikalę… …   Penkiakalbis aiškinamasis metrologijos terminų žodynas

  • Azimuth — Az i*muth, n. [OE. azimut, F. azimut, fr. Ar. as sum?t, pl. of as samt a way, or perh., a point of the horizon and a circle extending to it from the zenith, as being the Arabic article: cf. It. azzimutto, Pg. azimuth, and Ar. samt al r[=a] s the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Azimuth circle — Azimuth Az i*muth, n. [OE. azimut, F. azimut, fr. Ar. as sum?t, pl. of as samt a way, or perh., a point of the horizon and a circle extending to it from the zenith, as being the Arabic article: cf. It. azzimutto, Pg. azimuth, and Ar. samt al… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Azimuth compass — Azimuth Az i*muth, n. [OE. azimut, F. azimut, fr. Ar. as sum?t, pl. of as samt a way, or perh., a point of the horizon and a circle extending to it from the zenith, as being the Arabic article: cf. It. azzimutto, Pg. azimuth, and Ar. samt al… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Azimuth dial — Azimuth Az i*muth, n. [OE. azimut, F. azimut, fr. Ar. as sum?t, pl. of as samt a way, or perh., a point of the horizon and a circle extending to it from the zenith, as being the Arabic article: cf. It. azzimutto, Pg. azimuth, and Ar. samt al… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Azimuth — (Audio IPA|lang=US English|en us azimuth.ogg|ˈæzɪməθ) is a mathematical concept defined as the angle, usually measured in degrees (°), between a reference plane and a point. This concept is used in many practical applications including navigation …   Wikipedia

  • azimuth — i. A direction expressed as a horizontal angle, usually in degrees, measured clockwise from a reference datum or direction, usually north. The azimuth will be a true zenith, grid azimuth, magnetic azimuth, or relative azimuth, depending upon… …   Aviation dictionary

  • Azimuth — (Solar)   The angle between true south and the point on the horizon directly below the sun.   ***   The angular distance between true south and the point on the horizon directly below the sun. Typically used as an input for opaque surfaces and… …   Energy terms

  • Azimuth compass — Compass Com pass (k[u^]m pas), n. [F. compas, fr. LL. compassus circle, prop., a stepping together; com + passus pace, step. See {Pace}, {Pass}.] 1. A passing round; circuit; circuitous course. [1913 Webster] They fetched a compass of seven day s …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • azimuth — noun Etymology: Middle English, from Medieval Latin azimut, from Arabic al sumūt the azimuth, plural of al samt the way Date: 14th century 1. an arc of the horizon measured between a fixed point (as true north) and the vertical circle passing… …   New Collegiate Dictionary


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