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Etymology

From Old French angle, from [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] angulus (corner).

Noun

Diagram of an angle

Singular
angle

Plural
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angle ({{{1}}})
  1. (geometry) A figure formed by two rays which start from a common point (a plane angle) or by three planes that intersect (a solid angle).
    the angle between lines A and B
  2. (geometry) The measure of such a figure. In the case of a plane angle, this is the ratio (or proportional to the ratio) of the arc length to the radius of a section of a circle cut by the two rays, centered at their common point. In the case of a solid angle, this is the ratio of the surface area to the square of the radius of the section of a sphere.
    The angle between lines A and B is π/4 radians, or 45 degrees.
  3. A corner where two walls intersect.
    an angle of a building
  4. A change in direction.
    The horse took off at an angle.
  5. A viewpoint.
    Look at it from this angle.
  6. (media) The focus of a news story, either in print or broadcasting.
  7. (slang, Template loop detected: Template:context 1) A storyline between two wrestlers, providing the background for and approach to a feud.
  8. (slang) A scheme; a means of benefitting from a situation, usually hidden, possibly illegal.
    His angle is that he gets a percentage, but mostly in trade.

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Verb

Infinitive
to angle

Third person singular
angl

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
es

to angle (third-person singular simple present angl, present participle es, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (transitive, Template loop detected: Template:context 1) To place (something) at an angle.
    The roof is angled at 15 degrees.
  2. (intransitive)To try to catch fish with a hook and line.
  3. (intransitive, Template loop detected: Template:context 1) To change direction rapidly.
    The five ball angled off the nine ball but failed to reach the pocket.

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French

Etymology

[[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:fr:Template:lang:la derivations]] angulus.

Pronunciation

  • IPA: /ɑ̃gl/

Noun

angle m. (plural angles)

  1. angle
  2. corner (of street, table etc.)
  3. angle, viewpoint

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