### What does **angle** mean?

# Definitions for angle

ˈæŋ gəlan·gle

#### This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word **angle**.

### Princeton's WordNet

anglenoun

the space between two lines or planes that intersect; the inclination of one line to another; measured in degrees or radians

slant, anglenoun

a biased way of looking at or presenting something

Angleverb

a member of a Germanic people who conquered England and merged with the Saxons and Jutes to become Anglo-Saxons

angleverb

move or proceed at an angle

"he angled his way into the room"

lean, tilt, tip, slant, angleverb

to incline or bend from a vertical position

"She leaned over the banister"

fish, angleverb

seek indirectly

"fish for compliments"

angleverb

fish with a hook

slant, angle, weightverb

present with a bias

"He biased his presentation so as to please the share holders"

### Wiktionary

Anglenoun

A member of a Germanic tribe first mentioned by Tacitus, one of several which invaded Britain and merged to become the Anglo-Saxons.

**Etymology:**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.

### Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

ANGLEnoun

The space intercepted between two lines intersecting each other.

**Etymology:**angle, Fr. angulus, Lat.*Angle of the centre of a circle,*is an*angle*whose vertex, or angular point is at the centre of a circle, and whose legs are two semidiameters of that circle.*Edmund Stone, Dict.*ANGLEnoun

An instrument to take fish, consisting of a rod, a line, and a hook.

**Etymology:**angle, Fr. angulus, Lat.She also had an

*angle*in her hand; but the taker was so taken, that she had forgotten taking.*Philip Sidney.*Give me mine

*angle,*we’ll to the river there,

My musick playing far off, I will betray

Tawny finn’d fish; my bended hook shall pierce

Their slimy jaws.*William Shakespeare, Antony and Cleopatra.*The patient fisher takes his silent stand,

Intent, his*angle*trembling in his hand;

With looks unmov’d, he hopes the scaly breed,

And eyes the dancing cork, and bending reed.*Alexander Pope, Winds.*To Angleverb

**Etymology:**from the noun.The ladies

*angling*in the crystal lake,

Feast on the waters with the prey they take.*Edmund Waller.*By this face,

This seeming brow of justice, did he win

The hearts of all that he did*angle*for.*William Shakespeare, Henry IV.*The pleasant’st angling is to see the fish

Cut with her golden oars the silver stream,

And greedily devour the treacherous bait;

So*angle*we for Beatrice.*William Shakespeare, Much ado about Nothing.*

### Wikipedia

Angle

In Euclidean 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 formed by two rays lie in the plane that contains the rays. Angles are also formed by the intersection of two planes. These are called dihedral angles. Two intersecting curves may also define an angle, which is the angle of the rays lying tangent to the respective curves at their point of intersection. 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.

### ChatGPT

angle

An angle is a geometric figure formed by two lines or rays (called the sides of the angle) that extend from a common point (called the vertex of the angle). The size of an angle is usually measured in degrees or radians, and represents the rotation from one side of the angle to the other.

### Webster Dictionary

Anglenoun

the inclosed space near the point where two lines meet; a corner; a nook

Anglenoun

the figure made by. two lines which meet

Anglenoun

the difference of direction of two lines. In the lines meet, the point of meeting is the vertex of the angle

Anglenoun

a projecting or sharp corner; an angular fragment

Anglenoun

a name given to four of the twelve astrological "houses."

Anglenoun

a fishhook; tackle for catching fish, consisting of a line, hook, and bait, with or without a rod

Angleverb

to fish with an angle (fishhook), or with hook and line

Angleverb

to use some bait or artifice; to intrigue; to scheme; as, to angle for praise

Angleverb

to try to gain by some insinuating artifice; to allure

**Etymology:**[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.]

### Freebase

Angle

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

Angle

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**.]

### CrunchBase

Angle

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### Dictionary of Nautical Terms

angle

The space or aperture intersected by the natural inclination of two lines or planes meeting each other, the place of intersection being called the vertex or angular point, and the lines legs. Angles are distinguished by the number of degrees they subtend, to 360°, or the whole circumference of a circle. Angles are acute, obtuse, right, curvilinear, rectilinear, &c. (all of which see).

### Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

angle

In geometry, is the inclination of two lines meeting one another in a point, or the portion of space lying between two lines, or between two or more surfaces meeting in a common point called the vertex. Angles are of various kinds according to the lines or sides which form them. Those most frequently referred to in fortification and gunnery are:

### Editors Contribution

angle

The amount of space defined by a specific number of lines that meet at a known point.

The angle of the house was structured and looked amazing.

Submitted by MaryC on March 23, 2020

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### Entomology

Angle

of tegmina, "is the longitudinal ridge formed along the interno-median by the sudden flexure from the horizontal to the vertical portion when closed."

### Surnames Frequency by Census Records

ANGLE

According to the U.S. Census Bureau,

**Angle**is ranked**#6035**in terms of the most common surnames in America.

The**Angle**surname appeared**5,693**times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately**2**would have the surname**Angle**.**89.7%**or**5,112**total occurrences were**White**.**4.3%**or**249**total occurrences were of**Hispanic**origin.**2.2%**or**128**total occurrences were**Black**.**1.6%**or**94**total occurrences were of**two or more races**.**1.3%**or**77**total occurrences were**Asian**.**0.5%**or**33**total occurrences were**American Indian**or**Alaskan Native**.

### 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

Nouns Frequency

Rank popularity for the word 'angle' in Nouns Frequency: #1186

### Anagrams for angle »

angel

Angel

Elgan

Galen

glean

agnel

lagen

genal

### Numerology

Chaldean Numerology

The numerical value of angle in Chaldean Numerology is:

**8**Pythagorean Numerology

The numerical value of angle in Pythagorean Numerology is:

**3**

### Examples of angle in a Sentence

People are very proud to live in this city and to see it from another

**angle**.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**.The back judge threw his flag for defensive pass interference. We got other information from another official from a different

**angle**that thought the contact was minimal and didn’t warrant pass interference. He thought it was face-guarding.To knock a thing down, especially if it is cocked at an arrogant

**angle**, is a deep delight of the blood.When I was kid I always dreamed how it would be nice to be able to fly and to see what birds can see, and with this equipment, my dreams came true, people are very proud to live in this city and to see it from another

**angle**.

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## Translations for **angle**

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- hoekAfrikaans
- زاويةArabic
- bucaqAzerbaijani
- мөйөшBashkir
- ву́гал, кутBelarusian
- гледна точка, ъ́гълBulgarian
- কোণBengali
- higennañBreton
- angle, cantonada, punt de vista, racóCatalan, Valencian
- úhelCzech
- ѫгълъOld Church Slavonic, Church Slavonic, Old Bulgarian
- onglWelsh
- hjørne, synspunkt, vinkel, synsvinkelDanish
- Winkel, Ecke, angeln, BlickwinkelGerman
- γωνία, κόγχηGreek
- anguloEsperanto
- esquina, pescar, anzuelo, pescar con caña, ángulo, rincón, punto de vista, conSpanish
- nurkEstonian
- زاویهPersian
- kulma, onkia, perspektiivi, suunnanmuutos, näkökulma, nurkka, kanttiFinnish
- angle, point de vueFrench
- uillinnIrish
- ceàrnScottish Gaelic
- ánguloGalician
- זווית, פינה, זווית ראיהHebrew
- कोणHindi
- szög, horgászikHungarian
- անկյունArmenian
- piscarInterlingua
- sudutIndonesian
- horn, sjónarhornIcelandic
- angolo, punto di vistaItalian
- זָוִיתHebrew
- 見地, 立場, 角度, 角, 隅Japanese
- კუთხეGeorgian
- бұрышKazakh
- មុំ, មុម, ជ្រុងKhmer
- 각, 모서리, 낚다, 귀, 각도Korean
- گۆشهKurdish
- бурчKyrgyz
- angulusLatin
- ມຸມLao
- kampasLithuanian
- leņķis, viedoklis, makšķerēt, stūrisLatvian
- hī, konaenga, konaki, konakitanga, makamaka, makamaka ika, konaeMāori
- агол, перспекти́ва, гледиште, а́голMacedonian
- sudutMalay
- ထောင့်Burmese
- vinkelNorwegian
- standpunt, hoek, invalshoek, hengelenDutch
- angleOccitan
- କୋଣOriya
- kąt, punkt widzenia, węgieł, róg, stronaPolish
- pescar, ângulo, esquina, ponto de vista, cantoPortuguese
- angulRomansh
- cotire, pescui, unghi, colț, cotitură, unghiuriRomanian
- у́гол, уди́ть, то́чка зре́ния, рыба́читьRussian
- ànguluSardinian
- ȕgao, у̏гао, ку̑т, kȗtSerbo-Croatian
- uholSlovak
- kotSlovene
- këndAlbanian
- hörn, knut, vinkel, plan vinkel, vinkla, meta, synvinkel, rymdvinkelSwedish
- కోణము, కోణం, దృక్కోణంTelugu
- มุมThai
- bakış açısı, açıTurkish
- ву́гол, кутUkrainian
- gốcVietnamese
- 角度Chinese

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