
Definition of Angle
1. Noun. The space between two lines or planes that intersect; the inclination of one line to another; measured in degrees or radians.
Generic synonyms: Space
Derivative terms: Angular, Angular, Angulate, Angulate
2. Verb. Move or proceed at an angle. "He angled his way into the room"
3. Noun. A biased way of looking at or presenting something.
Generic synonyms: Point Of View, Stand, Standpoint, Viewpoint
Derivative terms: Slant
4. Verb. To incline or bend from a vertical position. "She leaned over the banister"
Generic synonyms: Bend, Flex
Specialized synonyms: Incline, Pitch, Slope, Weather, Heel, List, Lean Back, Recline
Derivative terms: Lean, Leaner, Slant, Tilt, Tilt
Also: Lean Against, Lean On, Tip Over, Tip Over
5. Noun. A member of a Germanic people who conquered England and merged with the Saxons and Jutes to become AngloSaxons.
6. Verb. Seek indirectly. "Fish for compliments"
7. Verb. Fish with a hook. "In the summer they like to go out and Angle"
Specialized synonyms: Flyfish, Flyfish, Troll
Derivative terms: Angler, Angler
8. Verb. Present with a bias. ; "He biased his presentation so as to please the share holders"
Definition of Angle
1. n. The inclosed space near the point where two lines meet; a corner; a nook.
2. v. i. To fish with an angle (fishhook), or with hook and line.
3. v. t. To try to gain by some insinuating artifice; to allure.
Definition of Angle
1. Noun. A member of a Germanic tribe first mentioned by Tacitus, one of several which invaded Britain and merged to become the AngloSaxons. ¹
2. Noun. (geometry) A figure formed by two rays which start from a common point (a plane angle) or by three planes that intersect (a solid angle). ¹
3. Noun. (geometry) The measure of such a figure. In the case of a plane angle, this is the ratio (or proportional to the ratio) of the arc length to the radius of a section of a circle cut by the two rays, centered at their common point. In the case of a solid angle, this is the ratio of the surface area to the square of the radius of the section of a sphere. ¹
4. Noun. A corner where two walls intersect. ¹
5. Noun. A change in direction. ¹
6. Noun. A viewpoint. ¹
7. Noun. (media) The focus of a news story. ¹
8. Noun. (slang professional wrestling) A storyline between two wrestlers, providing the background for and approach to a feud. ¹
9. Noun. (slang) A scheme; a means of benefitting from a situation, usually hidden, possibly illegal. ¹
10. Verb. (transitive often in the passive) To place (something) at an angle. ¹
11. Verb. (intransitive informal) To change direction rapidly. ¹
12. Verb. (transitive informal) To present or argue something in a particular way or from a particular viewpoint. ¹
13. Verb. (snooker) To leave the cue ball in the jaws of a pocket such that the surround of the pocket (the "angle") blocks the path from cue ball to object ball. ¹
14. Verb. (intransitive) To try to catch fish with a hook and line. ¹
15. Verb. (informal) (with ''for'') To attempt to subtly persuade someone to offer a desired thing. ¹
¹ Source: wiktionary.com
Definition of Angle
1. to fish with a hook and line [v GLED, GLING, GLES]
Medical Definition of Angle
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1. To fish with an angle (fishhook), or with hook and line.
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Literary usage of Angle
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1. Pelicotetics, Or, The Science of Quantity: Or, The Science of Quantity. An by Archibald Sandeman (1868)
"An angle which at the center of a circle stands on an arc equal to the radius
... If 0 express numerically A in reference to the circular unit angle Or = a. ..."
2. The Thirteen Books of Euclid's Elements by Euclid, Johan Ludvig Heiberg (1908)
"Therefore the exterior angle GDE is equal to twice the angle DEC. ... But the
angle BDC is equal to the angle FDG, therefore the sum of the angles BUG, GDF, ..."
3. The Principles and Practice of Surveying by Charles Blaney Breed, George Leonard Hosmer (1906)
"TO LAY OFF AN Angle BY REPETITION. — There is no direct method of laying off an
angle by repetition as in the case of measuring an angle, therefore the ..."
4. A Treatise on Electricity and Magnetism by James Clerk Maxwell (1892)
"This method of calculating a solid angle involves a choice of axes which is to
... Let the length of the second closed curve be <r, then the solid angle ..."
5. Encyclopaedia Britannica, a Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and edited by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"Following Euclid, a right angle is farmed by a. straight line standingupon
another straight line so 25 to make the adjacent angles equal; any angle less ..."
6. Transactions by Cambridge Philosophical Society (1838)
"CAd and the common angle DAd, therefore the triangles BAd, DAC are similar.
Corollary. Let ABC be any triangle, and let straight lines AD, BD, ..."