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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.]

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.]

Angle

(ˈæŋɡəl)
n
(Peoples) a member of a West Germanic people from N Germany who invaded and settled large parts of E and N England in the 5th and 6th centuries ad
[from Latin Anglus, from Germanic (compare English), an inhabitant of Angul, a district in Schleswig (now Angeln), a name identical with Old English angul hook, angle2, referring to its shape]

angle

(ˈæŋɡəl)
vb (intr)
1. (Angling) to fish with a hook and line
2. (often foll by for) to attempt to get: he angled for a compliment.
n
(Angling) obsolete any piece of fishing tackle, esp a hook
[Old English angul fish-hook; related to Old High German ango, Latin uncus, Greek onkos]

Angle

(ˈæŋɡəl)
n
(Peoples) a member of a West Germanic people from N Germany who invaded and settled large parts of E and N England in the 5th and 6th centuries ad
[from Latin Anglus, from Germanic (compare English), an inhabitant of Angul, a district in Schleswig (now Angeln), a name identical with Old English angul hook, angle2, referring to its shape]

an•gle1

(ˈæŋ gəl)

n., v. -gled, -gling. n.
1.
a. the space within two lines or three or more planes diverging from a common point, or within two planes diverging from a common line.
b. the figure so formed.
c. the amount of rotation needed to bring one line or plane into coincidence with another, generally measured in radians or degrees.
2. an angular projection; a projecting corner.
3. a viewpoint; standpoint.
4. the point of view from which journalistic copy is written; slant.
5. one aspect of an event, problem, subject, etc.
6. Informal. a secret motive.
7. any of the four interceptions of the equatorial circle by the horizon and the meridian.
v.t.
9. to move or bend in an angle.
10. to set, direct, or adjust at an angle: to angle a spotlight.
11. to slant (a piece of reporting) toward a particular point of view.
v.i.
12. to turn sharply in a different direction: The road angles to the right.
13. to move or go in angles or at an angle.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Middle French < Latin angulus]

an•gle2

(ˈæŋ gəl)

v.i. -gled, -gling.
1. to fish with hook and line.
2. to attempt to get something by sly or artful means; fish.
[before 900; Middle English angelen, v. derivative of angel, angul fishhook, Old English angel, angul]

An•gle

(ˈæŋ gəl)

n.
a member of a West Germanic people who migrated from continental Europe to Britain in the 5th century a.d. and founded the kingdoms of East Anglia, Mercia, and Northumbria.
[< Old English Angle pl. (variant of Engle) tribal name of disputed orig.]

an·gle

(ăng′gəl)
1. A geometric figure formed by two lines that begin at a common point or by two planes that begin at a common line.
2. The space between such lines or planes, measured in degrees. See also acute angle, obtuse angle, right angle.

angle


Past participle: angled
Gerund: angling

Imperative
angle
angle
Present
I angle
you angle
he/she/it angles
we angle
you angle
they angle
Preterite
I angled
you angled
he/she/it angled
we angled
you angled
they angled
Present Continuous
I am angling
you are angling
he/she/it is angling
we are angling
you are angling
they are angling
Present Perfect
I have angled
you have angled
he/she/it has angled
we have angled
you have angled
they have angled
Past Continuous
I was angling
you were angling
he/she/it was angling
we were angling
you were angling
they were angling
Past Perfect
I had angled
you had angled
he/she/it had angled
we had angled
you had angled
they had angled
Future
I will angle
you will angle
he/she/it will angle
we will angle
you will angle
they will angle
Future Perfect
I will have angled
you will have angled
he/she/it will have angled
we will have angled
you will have angled
they will have angled
Future Continuous
I will be angling
you will be angling
he/she/it will be angling
we will be angling
you will be angling
they will be angling
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been angling
you have been angling
he/she/it has been angling
we have been angling
you have been angling
they have been angling
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been angling
you will have been angling
he/she/it will have been angling
we will have been angling
you will have been angling
they will have been angling
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been angling
you had been angling
he/she/it had been angling
we had been angling
you had been angling
they had been angling
Conditional
I would angle
you would angle
he/she/it would angle
we would angle
you would angle
they would angle
Past Conditional
I would have angled
you would have angled
he/she/it would have angled
we would have angled
you would have angled
they would have angled
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.angle - the space between two lines or planes that intersectangle - the space between two lines or planes that intersect; the inclination of one line to another; measured in degrees or radians
crotch, fork - the angle formed by the inner sides of the legs where they join the human trunk
axil - the upper angle between an axis and an offshoot such as a branch or leafstalk
helix angle - the constant angle at which a helix cuts the elements of a cylinder or cone
complementary angles - two angles whose sum is a right angle
angular distance - the angular separation between two objects as perceived by an observer; "he recorded angular distances between the stars"
plane angle - an angle formed by two straight lines (in the same plane)
spherical angle - an angle formed at the intersection of the arcs of two great circles
solid angle - an angle formed by three or more planes intersecting at a common point (the vertex)
angle of inclination, inclination - (geometry) the angle formed by the x-axis and a given line (measured counterclockwise from the positive half of the x-axis)
inclination of an orbit, inclination - (astronomy) the angle between the plane of the orbit and the plane of the ecliptic stated in degrees
salient angle - an angle pointing outward; an interior angle of a polygon that is less than 180 degrees
interior angle, internal angle - the angle inside two adjacent sides of a polygon
exterior angle, external angle - the supplement of an interior angle of a polygon
angle of incidence, incidence angle - the angle that a line makes with a line perpendicular to the surface at the point of incidence
angle of reflection - the angle between a reflected ray and a line perpendicular to the reflecting surface at the point of incidence
angle of refraction - the angle between a refracted ray and a line perpendicular to the surface between the two media at the point of refraction
angle of extinction, extinction angle - the angle from its axis that a crystal must be rotated before appearing maximally dark when viewed in polarized light
dogleg - angle that resembles the hind leg of a dog
right angle - the 90 degree angle between two perpendicular lines
oblique angle - an angle that is not a right angle or a multiple of a right angle
reflex angle - an angle greater than 180 degrees (but less than 360)
perigon, round angle - an angle of 360 degrees
cutting angle - the angle between the face of a cutting tool and the surface of the work
angle of dip, magnetic dip, magnetic inclination, dip, inclination - (physics) the angle that a magnetic needle makes with the plane of the horizon
lead - the angle between the direction a gun is aimed and the position of a moving target (correcting for the flight time of the missile)
magnetic declination, magnetic variation, variation - the angle (at a particular location) between magnetic north and true north
AZ, azimuth - the azimuth of a celestial body is the angle between the vertical plane containing it and the plane of the meridian
space - an empty area (usually bounded in some way between things); "the architect left space in front of the building"; "they stopped at an open space in the jungle"; "the space between his teeth"
polyhedral angle - the space enclosed by three or more planes that intersect in a vertex
face angle - the angle formed by two edges of a polyhedral angle
tilt angle - the angle a rocket makes with the vertical as it curves along its trajectory
vertical angle - either of two equal and opposite angles formed by the intersection of two straight lines
angle of view, view angle - the angle included by a photographic lens
wave angle - the angle of arrival (or departure) of a radio wave with respect to the axis of an antenna array
2.angle - a biased way of looking at or presenting something
point of view, standpoint, viewpoint, stand - a mental position from which things are viewed; "we should consider this problem from the viewpoint of the Russians"; "teaching history gave him a special point of view toward current events"
3.Angle - a member of a Germanic people who conquered England and merged with the Saxons and Jutes to become Anglo-Saxons
European - a native or inhabitant of Europe
Verb1.angle - move or proceed at an angle; "he angled his way into the room"
go, locomote, move, travel - change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically; "How fast does your new car go?"; "We travelled from Rome to Naples by bus"; "The policemen went from door to door looking for the suspect"; "The soldiers moved towards the city in an attempt to take it before night fell"; "news travelled fast"
2.angle - to incline or bend from a vertical positionangle - to incline or bend from a vertical position; "She leaned over the banister"
bend, flex - form a curve; "The stick does not bend"
slope, incline, pitch - be at an angle; "The terrain sloped down"
weather - cause to slope
heel, list - tilt to one side; "The balloon heeled over"; "the wind made the vessel heel"; "The ship listed to starboard"
lean back, recline - move the upper body backwards and down
3.angle - seek indirectlyangle - seek indirectly; "fish for compliments"
look for, search, seek - try to locate or discover, or try to establish the existence of; "The police are searching for clues"; "They are searching for the missing man in the entire county"
4.angle - fish with a hookangle - fish with a hook      
fish - catch or try to catch fish or shellfish; "I like to go fishing on weekends"
flyfish, fly-fish - fish with flies as lures
troll - angle with a hook and line drawn through the water
5.angle - present with a bias; "He biased his presentation so as to please the share holders"
bias, predetermine - cause to be biased

angle

noun
1. gradient, bank, slope, incline, inclination The boat was leaning at a 30-degree angle.
2. intersection, point, edge, corner, knee, bend, elbow, crook, crotch, nook, cusp brackets to adjust the steering wheel's angle
3. point of view, position, approach, direction, aspect, perspective, outlook, viewpoint, slant, standpoint, take (informal), side He was considering the idea from all angles.
verb
1. slant, aim, bend, incline, tilt, skew You can angle the slats for more shade.
angle for something seek, scheme, look for, hunt, invite, be after (informal), try for, aim for, contrive, fish for, solicit, set your sights on, cast about or around for It sounds as if he's just angling for sympathy.

angle 1

verb
To try to obtain something, usually by subtleness and cunning:

angle 2

noun
1. The particular angle from which something is considered:
2. The position from which something is observed or considered:
3. Slang. A clever, unexpected new trick or method:
Informal: kicker, wrinkle.
Slang: kick.
verb
1. To swerve from a straight line:
2. To cause to move, especially at an angle:
3. Informal. To direct (material) to the interests of a particular group:
Translations
زَاوِيَةزاوِيَهزاوِيَه الطَّريقوِجْهَة نَظَريَصِيد السَّمَك بِالصِّنَّارَه
úhelchytathlediskokoutroh
vinkelsynsvinkelhjørnesynspunktangle
angulo
kulmanäkökulmaonkiaperspektiivikantti
זווית ראיה
kut
horgászikszög
hornsjónarhornveiîa á stöng
立場見地
leņķismakšķerētstūrisviedoklis
colt
uholchytať na udicu
kot
kutugao
vinkelmetasynvinkel
มุม
açıbakış açısıgörüş açısıköşeolta ile balık tutmak
gócgốc

Angle

[ˈæŋgl] Nanglo/a m/f

angle

1 [æŋgl]
A. N
1. (Math, Geom, etc) → ángulo m
at an angle of 80 degrees, at an 80 degree anglecon un ángulo de 80 grados
an iron bar stuck out at an angleuna barra de hierro sobresalía formando un ángulo
he wore his hat at an anglellevaba el sombrero ladeado, llevaba el sombrero hacía un lado
hold the knife at an anglecoge el cuchillo inclinado
cut the bread at an anglecorte el pan en diagonal
to be at an angle to sthformar ángulo con algo
to look at a building from a different anglecontemplar un edificio desde otro ángulo
photographed from a low anglefotografiado desde un ángulo inferior
a high-/low-angle shot (Phot) → una toma desde un ángulo superior/inferior
angle of approach (Aer) → ángulo m de aterrizaje
angle of climb (Aer) → ángulo m de subida
see also right E
2. (fig)
2.1. (= point of view) → punto m de vista
what's your angle on this?¿cuál es tu punto de vista al respecto?¿tú qué opinas de esto?
from the parents' angledesde el punto de vista or la perspectiva de los padres
2.2. (= aspect) → componente m
the director decided to play down the love angleel director decidió restar importancia al componente amoroso
2.3. (= focus) → perspectiva f, ángulo m
to look at sth from a different angleenfocar algo desde otra perspectiva or desde otro ángulo
to look at a problem from all anglesestudiar un problema desde todas las perspectivas, estudiar un problema desde todos los ángulos or puntos de vista
this article gives a new angle on the questioneste artículo da un nuevo enfoque a la cuestión
B. VT
1. [+ object] → orientar (Sport) [+ shot] → sesgar, ladear
he angled the lamp towards his deskorientó la luz de la lámpara hacia la mesa
an angled headerun cabezazo sesgado or ladeado or de lado
2. (fig)
2.1. (= aim) → dirigir
this article is angled towards non-specialistseste artículo va dirigido al lector no especializado
2.2. (= bias) → sesgar
the report was angled so as to present them in a bad lightel informe estaba sesgado de forma que daba una mala impresión de ellos
C. VI (= turn) → desviarse, torcerse
the path angled sharply to the leftel camino se desviaba or torcía de pronto hacia la izquierda
D. CPD angle bracket N (= support) → escuadra f (Typ) → corchete m agudo
angle iron N (Constr) → hierro m angular

angle

2 [æŋgl] VI
1. (= fish) → pescar (con caña)
to angle for troutpescar truchas
2. (fig) to angle for sth (gen) → andar buscando algo; (for votes, for job) → andar a la caza de algo
he's just angling for sympathysólo anda buscando compasión

angle

[ˈæŋgəl]
n
(MATHEMATICS)angle m
an angle of sixty degrees, a sixty-degree angle → un angle de soixante degrés
(= position) [object, lever etc] → angle m
to be at an angle → être en biais
(= direction) → angle m
From this angle he could see the garden → Depuis cet angle, il voyait le jardin.
(= approach, point of view) → angle m
from their angle → de leur point de vue
to consider sth from a different angle → considérer qch sous un angle différent
vi
(= be at an angle) → faire un angle
vt (= place at an angle) → régler à l'angle voulu
angle for
vt fus
[+ job, promotion] → chercher à obtenir; [+ compliments, sympathy] → chercher
[+ trout] → pêcherangle grinder nmeuleuse f, meuleuse f d'angleAnglepoise® [ˈæŋgəlˌpɔɪz] Anglepoise® lamp nlampe f d'architecte

angle

:
angle bracket
n
(for shelves) → Winkelband nt, → Winkelkonsole f
(Typ) → spitze Klammer
angle grinder
nWinkelschleifer m, → Schleifhexe f (inf)
angle iron
nWinkeleisen nt
Anglepoise (lamp)®
nArchitekten- or Gelenkleuchte f

angle

1
n
Winkel m; at an angle of 40°in einem Winkel von 40°; at an angleschräg; at an angle to the streetschräg or im Winkel zur Straße; he was wearing his hat at an angleer hatte seinen Hut schief aufgesetzt; angle of climb (Aviat) → Steigwinkel m; angle of elevation (Math) → Höhenwinkel m; angle of incidence (Opt) → Einfallswinkel m; angle parkingSchrägparken nt
(= projecting corner)Ecke f; (= angular recess)Winkel m
(= position)Winkel m; if you take the photograph from this anglewenn du die Aufnahme aus or von diesem (Blick)winkel machst
(of problem etc: = aspect) → Seite f
(= point of view)Standpunkt m, → Position f; a journalist usually has an angle on a storyein Journalist schreibt seine Berichte gewöhnlich von einer gewissen Warte aus; an inside angle on the storydie Geschichte vom Standpunkt eines Insiders or eines Direktbeteiligten or eines direkt Beteiligten; what’s your angle? (= what are you getting at?)worauf wollen Sie hinaus?
vt lamp etc(aus)richten, einstellen; (Sport) shotim Winkel schießen/schlagen; (fig) information, reportfärben; the question was angled at getting one particular answeres war eine Suggestivfrage

angle

2
vi (esp Brit Fishing) → angeln

angle

1 [ˈæŋgl] n
a. (Geom) → angolo
right angle → angolo retto
at right angles to → ad angolo retto con, perpendicolare a
at an angle of 80° → a un angolo di 80°
at an angle → di sbieco
to cut sth at an angle → tagliare qc di traverso
b. (fig) (point of view) → punto di vista
from their angle → dal loro punto di vista
to look at sth from a different angle (fig) → considerare qc da un altro punto di vista or sotto un altro aspetto

angle

2 [ˈæŋgl] vi (fish) → pescare (con l'amo)
to angle for (fig) → cercare di avere

angle1

(ˈӕŋgl) noun
1. the (amount of) space between two straight lines or surfaces that meet. an angle of 90.
2. a point of view. from a journalist's angle.
3. a corner.
angular (ˈӕŋgjulə) adjective
1. having (sharp) angles. an angular building.
2. (of a person) thin and bony. She is tall and angular.
angularity (-ˈlӕ-) noun

angle2

(ˈӕŋgl) verb
to use a rod and line to try to catch fish. angling for trout.
ˈangler noun
a person who fishes with a rod and line.
ˈangling noun

angle

زَاوِيَة úhel vinkel Winkel γωνία ángulo kulma angle kut angolo hoek vinkel kąt ângulo угол vinkel มุม açı góc 角度

an·gle

n. ángulo, abertura formada por dos líneas que salen separadamente de un mismo punto.

angle

n ángulo