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Definition of Angle


  1. The inclosed space near the point where two lines meet; a corner; a nook.
  2. The figure made by. two lines which meet.
  3. The difference of direction of two lines. In the lines meet, the point of meeting is the vertex of the angle.
  4. A projecting or sharp corner; an angular fragment.
  5. A name given to four of the twelve astrological "houses."
  6. A fishhook; tackle for catching fish, consisting of a line, hook, and bait, with or without a rod.
  7. To fish with an angle (fishhook), or with hook and line.
  8. To use some bait or artifice; to intrigue; to scheme; as, to angle for praise.
  9. To try to gain by some insinuating artifice; to allure.

Angle Quotations

To raise new questions, new possibilities, to regard old problems from a new angle, requires creative imagination and marks real advance in science.
Albert Einstein

The state of minds vary according to the angle under which one examines them.
Ella Maillart

Every man of genius sees the world at a different angle from his fellows, and there is his tragedy.
Havelock Ellis

If there is any one secret of success, it lies in the ability to get the other person's point of view and see things from that person's angle as well as from your own.
Henry Ford

The apostle Paul never seemed to exhaust the topic of grace - what makes us think we can? He just kept coming at it and coming at it from another angle. That's the thing about grace. It's like springtime. You can't put it in a single sentence definition, and you can't exhaust it.
Max Lucado
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Angle Translations

angle in Danish is vinkel
angle in Dutch is hoek
angle in French is encoignure, angle
angle in German is Winkel, Kante, Winkel, angeln
angle in Swedish is meta, vinkel
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