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an·gle 1

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

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.
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
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.
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.]


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.]
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[ˈæŋglz] NPLanglos mpl
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pl (Hist) → Angeln pl
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Niniejsza praca poswiecona jest opisowi badania jakosciowego, ktre mialo na celu pokazanie co pracownicy sektora przedsiebiorczosci spolecznej w Anglii sadza na jej temat i jak postrzegaja jej niejasne granice.
(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.
Sack 'O sovremennoi Anglii', Vestnick obshchestva sblizhniia s Angliei, February 1919 'Direct Action of Environment and Evolution', The Nineteenth Century, January Letter, L'Humanite, October Reprinted in Les Temps Nouveaux, March 1921.
Superat, Organy administracji lokalnej w Anglii, Wroclaw 2001, p.
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].
Zovushchii k svetu: Aleksandr Skriabin v Anglii. Moskva: Muzyka, 1999.