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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

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

For a period of time, I carried cameras with me wherever I went, and then I realized that my interest in photography was turning toward the conceptual. So I wasn't carrying around cameras shooting stuff, I was developing concepts about what I wanted to shoot. And then I'd get the camera angle and do the job.
Leonard Nimoy

An illustration is a visual editorial - it's just as nuanced. Everything that goes into it is a call you make: every color, every line weight, every angle.
Charles M. Blow

From the political angle, I'm trying to be apolitical if you will. I mean people say, 'Are you a red state or blue state?', I say, 'I'm purple.' I think there are great ideas on both sides of the aisle and neither side has cornered the market.
Brad Thor
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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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