angulation
/ang'gyeuh lay"sheuhn/, n.
1. an angular part, position, or formation.
2. the exact measurement of angles.
3. Also called comma position. Skiing. a position for traversing a slope in which the skis are edged into the hill by bending the knees toward the hill and leaning the upper body away from the hill, with all weight on the downhill ski.
[1865-70; ANGULATE + -ION]

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