Angle (noun)

  1. The space (usually measured in degrees) between two intersecting lines or surfaces at or close to the point where they meet.
  2. The direction or position of an object or point in relation to another object or point.
  3. A particular viewpoint or aspect of a situation.
  4. A bent or projecting corner or part, especially of a geometric figure.
  5. A fishhook, especially one used in freshwater fishing.


Old english ancgel, from latin angulus "corner, angle"; related to greek ankylos "bending, crooked".


  1. The angle of the sun's rays changes as the day progresses.
  2. He looked at the problem from a different angle.
  3. The photographer found a good angle for the shot.
  4. The angle of the building's roof was steep.
  5. The angler cast his line into the water with a skillful flick of the wrist.
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