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Definitions of angle

  1. To fish with rod, hook, and line; with for. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  2. To try to gain by some insinuating artifice; to allure. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. To entice: to try to gain by some artifice. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  4. To use some bait or artifice; to intrigue; to scheme; as, to angle for praise. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. To fish with a hook and line; to scheme; to use a bait. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  6. To fish with an angle. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  7. To fish with a hook. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  8. fish with a hook Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  9. To fish for; to entice. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  10. To fish for anything. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  11. a biased way of looking at or presenting something Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  12. a member of a Germanic people who conquered England and merged with the Saxons and Jutes to become Anglo-Saxons Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  13. the space between two lines or planes that intersect; the inclination of one line to another; measured in degrees or radians Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  14. present with a bias; "He biased his presentation so as to please the share holders" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  15. The inclosed space near the point where two lines meet; a corner; a nook. Webster Dictionary DB
  16. The figure made by. two lines which meet. Webster Dictionary DB
  17. The difference of direction of two lines. In the lines meet, the point of meeting is the vertex of the angle. Webster Dictionary DB
  18. A projecting or sharp corner; an angular fragment. Webster Dictionary DB
  19. A name given to four of the twelve astrological houses. Webster Dictionary DB
  20. The figure formed by two lines or surfaces meeting; space between two lines which meet; a corner. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  21. A corner: the point where two lines meet: (geom.) the inclination of two straight lines which meet, but are not in the same straight line. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  22. A hook or bend: a fishing-rod with line and hook. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  23. A corner; point where two lines meet; inclination of two lines that meet. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  24. A rod and hook. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  25. Angler. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  26. The figure, concept, or relation of two straight lines emanating from one point; a corner; point; inclination. See illus. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  27. A fish-hook; fishing-tackle; a fishing with hook and line. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  28. A corner; the inclination of two straight lines at a point; a hook; a fishing-rod with a line and a hook. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  29. Any corner, small or large; the point or corner where two lines meet; a hook to fish with. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

Usage examples for angle

  1. An amusing angle of the whole matter was that " starting a reform" was actually in the back of his head at the time. – Roosevelt in the Bad Lands by Hermann Hagedorn
  2. Making a sharp angle he walked five paces to one side. – The Argus Pheasant by John Charles Beecham
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