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an·gu·late

 (ăng′gyə-lĭt, -lāt′)
adj.
Having angles or an angular shape.
tr. & intr.v. (-lāt′) an·gu·lat·ed, an·gu·lat·ing, an·gu·lates
To make or become angular.

an′gu·late·ly adv.

angulate

adj
having angles or an angular shape
vb
to make or become angular
[C18: from Late Latin angulāre to make angled, from Latin angulus angle1]
ˈanguˌlated adj

angulate


Past participle: angulated
Gerund: angulating

Imperative
angulate
angulate
Present
I angulate
you angulate
he/she/it angulates
we angulate
you angulate
they angulate
Preterite
I angulated
you angulated
he/she/it angulated
we angulated
you angulated
they angulated
Present Continuous
I am angulating
you are angulating
he/she/it is angulating
we are angulating
you are angulating
they are angulating
Present Perfect
I have angulated
you have angulated
he/she/it has angulated
we have angulated
you have angulated
they have angulated
Past Continuous
I was angulating
you were angulating
he/she/it was angulating
we were angulating
you were angulating
they were angulating
Past Perfect
I had angulated
you had angulated
he/she/it had angulated
we had angulated
you had angulated
they had angulated
Future
I will angulate
you will angulate
he/she/it will angulate
we will angulate
you will angulate
they will angulate
Future Perfect
I will have angulated
you will have angulated
he/she/it will have angulated
we will have angulated
you will have angulated
they will have angulated
Future Continuous
I will be angulating
you will be angulating
he/she/it will be angulating
we will be angulating
you will be angulating
they will be angulating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been angulating
you have been angulating
he/she/it has been angulating
we have been angulating
you have been angulating
they have been angulating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been angulating
you will have been angulating
he/she/it will have been angulating
we will have been angulating
you will have been angulating
they will have been angulating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been angulating
you had been angulating
he/she/it had been angulating
we had been angulating
you had been angulating
they had been angulating
Conditional
I would angulate
you would angulate
he/she/it would angulate
we would angulate
you would angulate
they would angulate
Past Conditional
I would have angulated
you would have angulated
he/she/it would have angulated
we would have angulated
you would have angulated
they would have angulated
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.angulate - make or become angularangulate - make or become angular    
alter, change, modify - cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"
Adj.1.angulate - having angles or an angular shapeangulate - having angles or an angular shape  
pointed - having a point
square - having four equal sides and four right angles or forming a right angle; "a square peg in a round hole"; "a square corner"
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