angle of attack

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Used other than as an idiom: see angle, attack.
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Additional definitions for 'angle of attack':

angle of attackThe angle between the chord line of an airfoil and the airflow over it; one of the determiners of the amount of lift produced by an airfoil.
angle of attackThe angle between a mid-sail and the direction of the wind.
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