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Pertaining to something that has more than several turns or movements: The mountain road is more angular than the others that Monroe has driven on today.
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electronic angular momentum
1. The entire angular momentum including contributions from the spins of all the electrons in an atom.
2. The total angular momentum associated with the orbital motion of the spins of all the electrons of an atom.
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The product of the moment of inertia of a body and the angular velocity.
Its importance lies in the fact that a body with a large angular momentum needs a considerable force (torque) to slow or to stop its rotation.
1. A surface that separates younger strata from eroded, dipping, older strata and represents a gap in the geologic record.
2. Structural discordance of stratified rocks produced by erosion of the older beds and deposition of younger beds on the edges of the eroded rocks.
Angular unconformities signify deformation of the older strata prior to deposition of the younger ones.
They may be simulated by cross-bedding and by faulting, distinction of which from angular unconformities generally is recognized easily by various criteria.