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an·gu·lar·i·ty

 (ăng′gyə-lăr′ĭ-tē)
n. pl. an·gu·lar·i·ties
1. The quality or condition of being angular.
2. angularities Angular forms, outlines, or corners.

angularity

(ˌæŋɡjʊˈlærɪtɪ)
n, pl -ties
1. the condition of being angular
2. an angular form or shape

an•gu•lar•i•ty

(ˌæŋ gyəˈlær ɪ ti)

n., pl. -ties.
1. the quality of being angular.
2. angularities, sharp corners; angular outlines.
[1635–45]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.angularity - a shape having one or more sharp anglesangularity - a shape having one or more sharp angles
shape, form - the spatial arrangement of something as distinct from its substance; "geometry is the mathematical science of shape"
forking, furcation - the place where something divides into branches
jog - a sharp change in direction; "there was a jog in the road"
zag, zig, zigzag - an angular shape characterized by sharp turns in alternating directions
crease, crimp, fold, plication, flexure, bend - an angular or rounded shape made by folding; "a fold in the napkin"; "a crease in his trousers"; "a plication on her blouse"; "a flexure of the colon"; "a bend of his elbow"
2.angularity - the property possessed by a shape that has angles
shape, configuration, conformation, contour, form - any spatial attributes (especially as defined by outline); "he could barely make out their shapes"
oblongness, rectangularity - the property of being shaped like a rectangle
triangularity - the property of being shaped like a triangle
roundness - the property possessed by a line or surface that is curved and not angular
Translations
زاوِيَّه
hranatost
kantethed
sarkosságszögletesség
hornlögun
hranatosť
açısallıkköşelilik

angularity

[ˌæŋgjʊˈlærətɪ] N [of shape, lines] → angularidad f; [of face, features] → angulosidad f

angularity

[ˌæŋgjuˈlærɪti] n [object, furniture] → forme f anguleuse; [face] → forme f anguleuse

angularity

n
(of shape)Eckigkeit f; (of face, features)Kantigkeit f
(= boniness)Knochigkeit f

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
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