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an·gle 1

 (ăng′gəl)
intr.v. an·gled, an·gling, an·gles
1. To fish with a hook and line.
2. To try to get something by indirect or artful means: angle for a promotion.
n. Obsolete
A fishhook or fishing tackle.

[Middle English anglen, from angel, fishhook, from Old English.]

an·gle 2

 (ăng′gəl)
n.
1. Mathematics
a. The figure formed by two lines diverging from a common point.
b. The figure formed by two planes diverging from a common line.
c. The rotation required to superimpose either of two such lines or planes on the other.
d. The space between such lines or surfaces.
e. A solid angle.
2. A sharp or projecting corner, as of a building.
3.
a. The place, position, or direction from which an object is presented to view: a building that looks impressive from any angle.
b. An aspect, as of a problem, seen from a specific point of view.
4. Slang A devious method; a scheme.
v. an·gled, an·gling, an·gles
v.tr.
1. To move or turn (something) at an angle: angled the chair toward the window.
2. Sports To hit (a ball or puck, for example) at an angle.
3. Informal To impart a biased aspect or point of view to: angled the story in a way that criticized the candidate.
v.intr.
To continue along or turn at an angle or by angles: The road angles sharply to the left. The path angled through the woods.

[Middle English, from Old French, from Latin angulus.]

An·gle

 (ăng′gəl)
n.
A member of a Germanic people that migrated to England from southern Jutland in the 5th century ad, founded the kingdoms of Northumbria, East Anglia, and Mercia, and together with the Jutes and Saxons formed the Anglo-Saxon peoples.

[From Latin Anglī, the Angles, of Germanic origin.]
Translations

Angles

[ˈæŋglz] NPLanglos mpl

Angles

pl (Hist) → Angeln pl
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54) Foks, Kolonial'naia politika Anglii, 38; Fox, Colonial Policy of British Imperialism.
Geografiia, istoriia i kid'tara Anglii [Geography, history and culture of England], Moscow: Vysshaya shkola.
V Anglii uz dochazi i k outsourcovani back-office sluzeb policie a to urcite ani u nas nemusi delat drahy statni zamestnanec, ktery to cele neumerne prodrazuje.
McCrum begins with the humble origins of English among the Angles, or Anglii, a people living in what is now Denmark and northern Germany during the days of the Roman Empire.
Kazdy, kto ma unonczone 12 lat i kto w Anglii lub walii chce Lowic Lososie, Pstragi, Ryb Slodkowodne Lub Wegorze musi posi-adac wazna parte wedkarska (rod fishing licence) wydana przez agencje ochrony srodowiska (Environment Agency).
Dyboski, Roman 1910 Literatura i jezyk sredniowiecznej Anglii [The literature and language of medieval England].