What does angling mean?

Definitions for angling
ˈæŋ glɪŋan·gling

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. angling(noun)

    fishing with a hook and line (and usually a pole)


  1. angling(Noun)

    a form of fishing, with a rod, line and angle (hook) for recreation or sport

Webster Dictionary

  1. Angling

    of Angle

  2. Angling(noun)

    the act of one who angles; the art of fishing with rod and line


  1. Angling

    Angling is a method of fishing by means of an "angle". The hook is usually attached to a fishing line and the line is often attached to a fishing rod. Fishing rods are usually fitted with a fishing reel that functions as a mechanism for storing, retrieving and paying out the line. The hook itself can be dressed with lures or bait. A bite indicator such as a float is sometimes used. Angling is a principal method of sport fishing, but commercial fisheries also use angling methods such as longlining or trolling. Catch and release fishing is increasingly practiced by recreational fishermen. In many parts of the world, size limits apply to certain species, meaning fish below and/or above a certain size must, by law, be released.

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. angling

    The practice of catching fish by means of a rod, line, hook, and bait, which by its mixture of idleness and chance forms recreation; but however simple the art appears, it requires much nicety.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of angling in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of angling in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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