Definition: Def. 11.05: Inclination of a Straight Line to a Plane
The inclination of a straight line to a plane is the angle contained by the drawn and standing (straight lines), when a perpendicular is lead to the plane from the end of the (standing) straight line raised (out of the plane), and a straight line is (then) joined from the point (so) generated to the end of the (standing) straight line (lying) in the plane.
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- Fitzpatrick, Richard: Euclid's "Elements of Geometry"
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- Prime.mover and others: "Pr∞fWiki", https://proofwiki.org/wiki/Main_Page, 2016