# Angle

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**angle**— The meeting point of two lines or planes; the figure formed by the junction of two lines or planes; the space bounded on two sides by lines or planes that meet. For angles not listed below, see the descriptive term; e.g., axioincisal, distobuccal …52

**angle**— There have been two distinct words angle in English. The older is now encountered virtually only in its derivatives, angler and angling, but until the early 19th century an angle was a ‘fishing hook’ (or, by extension, ‘fishing tackle’). It… …53

**angle**— I an•gle [[t]ˈæŋ gəl[/t]] n. v. gled, gling 1) math. 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) math. the amount of rotation… …54

**angle**— There have been two distinct words angle in English. The older is now encountered virtually only in its derivatives, angler and angling, but until the early 19th century an angle was a ‘fishing hook’ (or, by extension, ‘fishing tackle’). It… …55

**angle**— 1. noun 1) the wall is sloping at an angle of 33° Syn: gradient, slant, inclination 2) the angle of the roof Syn: corner, intersection, point, apex 3) consider the problem from a different angle …56

**angle**— n. 1) (in anatomy) a corner. For example, the angle of the eye is the outer or inner corner of the eye; the angle of the mouth is the site where the upper and lower lips join on either side. 2) the degree of divergence of two lines or planes that …57

**angle**— Huina; anekelo (rare). Acute angle, huina oi. Obtuse angle, huina peleleu. Right angle, huina kūpono. To cut at an angle, ka akepa …58

**angle**— 1. n. selfish motive; ulterior motive. □ Okay, Ted, I know you better than to think that you are doing this out of the kindness of your heart. What’s your angle? □ I don’t have any angle. I have reformed. 2. n. slant; bias; focus. □ Let’s try to… …59

**angle**— acutangle angle d angle dessangle grand angle mangle obtusangle quadrangle rectangle rotangle sangle triangle trirectangle équiangle étrangle …60

**angle**— angle1 noun 1》 the space (usually measured in degrees) between two intersecting lines or surfaces at or close to the point where they meet. ↘a corner, especially an external projection or internal recess. ↘a measure of the inclination of… …