noun. the azimuth of a celestial body is the angle between the vertical plane containing it and the plane of the meridian.
- reentrant angle
- oblique angle
Example sentences of the word azimuth
1. Noun, singular or mass
If the sun is due north in the sky, the azimuth will be zero.
Inclination and azimuth work collaboratively to create degrees for angles that are relative to the directions being dug into the ground.
Angle of the tape head gap, or azimuth, may need to be realigned by a technician.