the space between two lines or planes that intersect; the inclination of one line to another; measured in degrees or radians
a biased way of looking at or presenting something
a member of a Germanic people who conquered England and merged with the Saxons and Jutes to become Anglo-Saxons
move or proceed at an angle
"he angled his way into the room"
lean, tilt, tip, slant, angle(verb)
to incline or bend from a vertical position
"She leaned over the banister"
"fish for compliments"
fish with a hook
slant, angle, weight(verb)
present with a bias
"He biased his presentation so as to please the share holders"
A member of a Germanic tribe first mentioned by Tacitus, one of several which invaded Britain and merged to become the Anglo-Saxons.
Origin: Mostly derived from the toponym Angle, from *anguz "narrow, tight; tapering, angular", either indicating the "narrow" water (i.e. the Schlei estuary), or the "angular" shape of the peninsula.
the inclosed space near the point where two lines meet; a corner; a nook
the figure made by. two lines which meet
the difference of direction of two lines. In the lines meet, the point of meeting is the vertex of the angle
a projecting or sharp corner; an angular fragment
a name given to four of the twelve astrological "houses."
a fishhook; tackle for catching fish, consisting of a line, hook, and bait, with or without a rod
to fish with an angle (fishhook), or with hook and line
to use some bait or artifice; to intrigue; to scheme; as, to angle for praise
to try to gain by some insinuating artifice; to allure
Origin: [F. angle, L. angulus angle, corner; akin to uncus hook, Gr. 'agky`los bent, crooked, angular, 'a`gkos a bend or hollow, AS. angel hook, fish-hook, G. angel, and F. anchor.]
In geometry, an angle is the figure formed by two rays, called the sides of the angle, sharing a common endpoint, called the vertex of the angle. Angles are usually presumed to be in a Euclidean plane or in the Euclidean space, but are also defined in non-Euclidean geometries. In particular, in spherical geometry, the spherical angles are defined, using arcs of great circles instead of rays. Angle is also used to designate the measure of an angle or of a rotation. This measure is the ratio of the length of a circular arc to its radius. In the case of a geometric angle, the arc is centered at the vertex and delimited by the sides. In the case of a rotation, the arc is centered at the center of the rotation and delimited by any other point and its image by the rotation. The word angle comes from the Latin word angulus, meaning "a corner". The word angulus is a diminutive, of which the primitive form, angus, does not occur in Latin. Cognate words are the Greek ἀγκύλος, meaning "crooked, curved," and the English word "ankle". Both are connected with the Proto-Indo-European root *ank-, meaning "to bend" or "bow". Euclid defines a plane angle as the inclination to each other, in a plane, of two lines which meet each other, and do not lie straight with respect to each other. According to Proclus an angle must be either a quality or a quantity, or a relationship. The first concept was used by Eudemus, who regarded an angle as a deviation from a straight line; the second by Carpus of Antioch, who regarded it as the interval or space between the intersecting lines; Euclid adopted the third concept, although his definitions of right, acute, and obtuse angles are certainly quantitative.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
ang′gl, n. a hook or bend: a fishing-rod with line and hook.—v.i. to fish with an angle.—v.t. to entice: to try to gain by some artifice.—ns. Ang′ler, one who fishes with an angle: a voracious fish about three feet long, not uncommon on British shores, and called also the Fishing-frog, the Sea-devil, and by the Scotch, Wide-gab; Ang′ling, the art or practice of fishing with a rod and line. [A.S. angel, a hook, allied to Anchor.]
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British National Corpus
Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'Angle' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4103
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'Angle' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2232
Rank popularity for the word 'Angle' in Nouns Frequency: #1186
The numerical value of Angle in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of Angle in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
People are very proud to live in this city and to see it from another angle.
Every man of genius sees the world at a different angle from his fellows, and there is his tragedy.
To knock a thing down, especially if it is cocked at an arrogant angle, is a deep delight of the blood.
It is made exactly to scale from a set of blueprints, every arc, every angle, the graceful rake of the bow, the size and pitch of the propellers are all exact.
It is not always by plugging away at a difficulty and sticking at it that one overcomes it but, rather, often by working on the one next to it. Certain people and certain things require to be approached on an angle.
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Translations for Angle
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- ву́гал, кутBelarusian
- гледна точка, ъ́гълBulgarian
- angle, cantonada, punt de vista, racóCatalan, Valencian
- ѫгълъOld Church Slavonic, Church Slavonic, Old Bulgarian
- hjørne, synspunkt, vinkel, synsvinkelDanish
- Winkel, Ecke, angeln, BlickwinkelGerman
- γωνία, κόγχηGreek
- esquina, pescar, anzuelo, pescar con caña, ángulo, rincón, punto de vista, conSpanish
- kulma, onkia, perspektiivi, suunnanmuutos, näkökulma, nurkka, kanttiFinnish
- angle, point de vueFrench
- ceàrnScottish Gaelic
- זווית, פינה, זווית ראיהHebrew
- szög, horgászikHungarian
- horn, sjónarhornIcelandic
- angolo, punto di vistaItalian
- 見地, 立場, 角度, 角, 隅Japanese
- មុំ, មុម, ជ្រុងKhmer
- 각, 모서리, 낚다, 귀Korean
- leņķis, viedoklis, makšķerēt, stūrisLatvian
- hī, konaenga, konaki, konakitanga, makamaka, makamaka ika, konaeMāori
- агол, перспекти́ва, гледиште, а́голMacedonian
- standpunt, hoek, invalshoek, hengelenDutch
- kąt, punkt widzenia, węgieł, róg, stronaPolish
- pescar, ângulo, esquina, ponto de vista, cantoPortuguese
- cotire, pescui, unghi, colț, cotitură, unghiuriRomanian
- у́гол, уди́ть, то́чка зре́ния, рыба́читьRussian
- ȕgao, у̏гао, ку̑т, kȗtSerbo-Croatian
- hörn, knut, vinkel, plan vinkel, vinkla, meta, synvinkel, rymdvinkelSwedish
- కోణము, కోణం, దృక్కోణంTelugu
- bakış açısı, açıTurkish
- ву́гол, кутUkrainian
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