azimuth azimuth

Definition(s):

  • (n) the azimuth of a celestial body is the angle between the vertical plane containing it and the plane of the meridian

Usage(s):

  1. The azimuth beam shows the direction of the plane's approach and its distance from the landing field.
  2. Estimated trajectory has the object coming out of the western sky at an azimuth of 281 degrees, and an altitude angle of 19 degrees to the local horizon.
  3. So we are looking for any azimuth in this direction that would be a threat to the United States.

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  1. "The Pulver 100 award continues to grow in significance because companies like Azimuth continue to advance IP communications, via their unique approach to testing emerging wireless technologies," said Jeff Pulver, founder and chairman of...
    on Mar 19, 2007 By: Jeff Pulver Source: Oil and Gas Online

  2. "Repeatability is a must in any test process," said Ray Cronin, CEO of Azimuth Systems. "Azimuth continues to enhance the correlation capability across the industry and we are thrilled to have NSTL as the first Wi-Fi Alliance-approved lab in...
    on May 24, 2005 By: Cronin Source: Wireless Developer Network (press release)

  3. "Mr. Brownlee cares about the Army and Soldiers as much as anyone I've met or served with:He helped keep the Army on the right azimuth- not only in our transformation efforts, but also our ongoing support of the Global War on Terror," said...
    on Dec 2, 2004 By: Peter Schoomaker Source: Army Public Affairs

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