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noun (abbreviated as AOA)
  1. (context, aeronautics) The 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.
  2. (context, nautical) The angle between a mid-sail and the direction of the wind.

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