HyperDic: angle

English > 8 senses of the word angle / Angle:
NOUNshapeanglethe space between two lines or planes that intersect
cognitionangle, slanta biased way of looking at or presenting something
person Anglea member of a Germanic people who conquered England and merged with the Saxons and Jutes to become Anglo-Saxons
VERBmotionanglemove or proceed at an angle
motionangle, lean, tilt, tip, slantto incline or bend from a vertical position
contactangle, fishseek indirectly
competitionanglefish with a hook
cognitionangle, slant, weightpresent with a bias
angle / Angle > pronunciation
Soundsae'nggahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > angle: 8 senses > noun 1, shape
MeaningThe space between two lines or planes that intersect; the inclination of one line to another; measured in degrees or radians.
Narrowerangle of extinction, extinction angleThe angle from its axis that a crystal must be rotated before appearing maximally dark when viewed in polarized light
angle of incidence, incidence angleThe angle that a line makes with a line perpendicular to the surface at the point of incidence
angle of reflectionThe angle between a reflected ray and a line perpendicular to the reflecting surface at the point of incidence
angle of refractionThe angle between a refracted ray and a line perpendicular to the surface between the two media at the point of refraction
angular distanceThe angular separation between two objects as perceived by an observer
axilThe upper angle between an axis and an offshoot such as a branch or leafstalk
azimuth, AZThe azimuth of a celestial body is the angle between the vertical plane containing it and the plane of the meridian
complementary anglesTwo angles whose sum is a right angle
crotch, forkThe angle formed by the inner sides of the legs where they join the human trunk
cutting angleThe angle between the face of a cutting tool and the surface of the work
dip, angle of dip, magnetic dip, magnetic inclination, inclination(physics) the angle that a magnetic needle makes with the plane of the horizon
doglegangle that resembles the hind leg of a dog
exterior angle, external angleThe supplement of an interior angle of a polygon
face angleThe angle formed by two edges of a polyhedral angle
helix angleThe constant angle at which a helix cuts the elements ... / elements of a cylinder or cone
inclination, angle of inclination(geometry) the angle formed by the x-axis and a given line (measured counterclockwise from the positive half of the x-axis)
inclination, inclination of an orbit(astronomy) the angle between the plane of the orbit and the plane of the ecliptic stated in degrees
interior angle, internal angleThe angle inside two adjacent sides of a polygon
leadThe angle between the direction a gun / gun is aimed and the position of a moving target (correcting for the flight time of the missile)
magnetic declination, magnetic variation, variationThe angle (at a particular location) between magnetic north and true north
oblique angleAn angle that is not a right angle or a multiple of a right angle
perigon, round angleAn angle of 360 degrees
plane angleAn angle formed by two straight lines (in the same plane)
polyhedral angleThe space enclosed by three or more planes that intersect in a vertex
reflex angleAn angle greater than 180 degrees (but less than 360)
right angleThe 90 degree angle between two perpendicular lines
salient angleAn angle pointing outward
solid angleAn angle formed by three or more planes intersecting at a common point (the vertex)
spherical angleAn angle formed at the intersection of the arcs of two great circles
tilt angleThe angle a rocket makes with the vertical as it curves along its trajectory
vertical angleEither of two equal and opposite angles formed by the intersection of two straight lines
view angle, angle of viewThe angle included by a photographic lens
wave angleThe angle of arrival (or departure) of a radio wave with respect to the axis of an antenna array
BroaderspaceAn empty area (usually bounded in some way between things)
Spanishángulo
Catalanangle
Adjectivesangular, angulatehaving angles or an angular shape
angularmeasured by an angle or by the rate of change of an angle
Verbsangleto incline or bend from a vertical position
anglemove or proceed at an angle
angulatemake or become angular
English > angle: 8 senses > noun 2, cognition
MeaningA biased way of looking at or presenting something.
Synonymslant
Broaderpoint of view, viewpoint, stand, standpointA mental position from which things are viewed
Spanishángulo, enfoque, sesgo
Catalanenfocament
English > Angle: 8 senses > noun 3, person
MeaningA member of a Germanic people who conquered England and merged with the Saxons and Jutes to become Anglo-Saxons.
BroaderEuropeanA native or inhabitant of Europe
English > angle: 8 senses > verb 1, motion
MeaningMove or proceed at an angle.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s; Something is ----ing PP
Example"he angled his way into the room"
Broadertravel, go, move, locomotechange location
Spanishdesviar, torcer
Nounsanglethe space between two lines or planes that intersect
anglera scheming person
English > angle: 8 senses > verb 2, motion
MeaningTo incline or bend from a vertical position.
PatternSomething ----s; Something is ----ing PP; Somebody ----s PP
Synonymslean, tilt, tip, slant
Narrowerlean back, reclineMove the upper body backwards and down
list, heeltilt to one side
slope, incline, pitchBe at an angle
weatherCause to slope
Broaderbend, flexform a curve
Spanishinclinar, ladearse, ladear
Catalandecantar-se, decantar, inclinar
Nounsanglethe space between two lines or planes that intersect
English > angle: 8 senses > verb 3, contact
Meaningseek indirectly.
PatternSomebody ----s
Synonymfish
Broadersearch, seek, look fortry to locate or discover, or try to establish the existence of
Spanishpescar
English > angle: 8 senses > verb 4, competition
Meaningfish with a hook.
PatternSomebody ----s
ModelIn the summer they like to go out and angle
Narrowerfly-fish, flyfishfish with flies as lures
trollangle with a hook and line drawn through the water
Broaderfishcatch or try to catch fish or shellfish
Spanishpescar con caña
Nounsanglerfishes having large mouths with a wormlike filament attached for luring prey
anglera fisherman who uses a hook and line
English > angle: 8 senses > verb 5, cognition
MeaningPresent with a bias.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Synonymsslant, weight
Broaderbias, predetermineCause to be biased
Spanishalterar, enfocar, inclinarse, inclinar, prejuiciar

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