- The space between two lines or planes that intersect; the inclination of one line to another; measured in degrees or radians
- A biased way of looking at or presenting something
- Move or proceed at an angle
"he angled his way into the room"
- To incline or bend from a vertical position
- lean, tilt, tip, slant
- Seek indirectly
- Fish with a hook
- Present with a bias
- slant, weight
- A member of a Germanic people who conquered England and merged with the Saxons and Jutes to become Anglo-Saxons
Derived forms: angled, Angles, angling, angles
n. a selfish motive; an 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.
The figure made by two lines that meet.2.
The difference in direction of such intersecting lines, or the space within them.3.
A projecting or sharp corner.4.
A secluded area resembling a corner; a nook.5.
An L-shaped metal member; an angle iron.6.
See bevel angle.7.
A fitting on a gutter for rainwater which changes the gutter's direction.
1 : a corner whether constituting a projecting part or a partially enclosed space
a : the figure formed by two lines extending from the same point
b : a measure of an angle or of the amount of turning necessary to bring one line or plane into coincidence with or parallel to another — an·gled adj
- the bisectors of its base angles are equal.
- their rifles were pitched at every odd angle.
- there were angles to being an enlisted man.
- the angle is contained by the lines ab and ac.
- he loves angling on a fine summer day.