# Definitions and Synonyms of *angle* | Another word for *angle* | What is *angle? *

*Definition 1: a biased way of looking at or presenting something - [noun denoting cognition]*

*Synonyms for angle in the sense of this definition*

*(**angle* is a kind of ...) a mental position from which things are viewed

*angle*is a kind of ...) a mental position from which things are viewed

*"we should consider this problem from the viewpoint of the Russians"**"teaching history gave him a special point of view toward current events"**Definition 2: a member of a Germanic people who conquered England and merged with the Saxons and Jutes to become Anglo-Saxons - [noun denoting person]*

*(**angle* is a kind of ...) a native or inhabitant of Europe

*angle*is a kind of ...) a native or inhabitant of Europe

*Definition 3: the space between two lines or planes that intersect; the inclination of one line to another; measured in degrees or radians - [noun denoting shape]*

*(**angle* is a kind of ...) an empty area (usually bounded in some way between things)

*angle*is a kind of ...) an empty area (usually bounded in some way between things)

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*"the architect left space in front of the building"**"they stopped at an open space in the jungle"**"the space between his teeth"*### (... is a kind of *angle* ) the angle formed by the inner sides of the legs where they join the human trunk

### (... is a kind of *angle* ) the 90 degree angle between two perpendicular lines

### (... is a kind of *angle* ) an angle that is not a right angle or a multiple of a right angle

### (... is a kind of *angle* ) an angle greater than 180 degrees (but less than 360)

### (... is a kind of *angle* ) an angle of 360 degrees

### (... is a kind of *angle* ) the angle between the face of a cutting tool and the surface of the work

### (... is a kind of *angle* ) (physics) the angle that a magnetic needle makes with the plane of the horizon

### (... is a kind of *angle* ) the angle between the direction a gun is aimed and the position of a moving target (correcting for the flight time of the missile)

### (... is a kind of *angle* ) the angle (at a particular location) between magnetic north and true north

### (... is a kind of *angle* ) the azimuth of a celestial body is the angle between the vertical plane containing it and the plane of the meridian

### (... is a kind of *angle* ) the space enclosed by three or more planes that intersect in a vertex

### (... is a kind of *angle* ) the angle formed by two edges of a polyhedral angle

### (... is a kind of *angle* ) the angle a rocket makes with the vertical as it curves along its trajectory

### (... is a kind of *angle* ) either of two equal and opposite angles formed by the intersection of two straight lines

### (... is a kind of *angle* ) the angle included by a photographic lens

### (... is a kind of *angle* ) angle that resembles the hind leg of a dog

### (... is a kind of *angle* ) the angle from its axis that a crystal must be rotated before appearing maximally dark when viewed in polarized light

### (... is a kind of *angle* ) the upper angle between an axis and an offshoot such as a branch or leafstalk

### (... is a kind of *angle* ) the constant angle at which a helix cuts the elements of a cylinder or cone

### (... is a kind of *angle* ) two angles whose sum is a right angle

### (... is a kind of *angle* ) the angular separation between two objects as perceived by an observer

*"he recorded angular distances between the stars"*### (... is a kind of *angle* ) an angle formed by two straight lines (in the same plane)

### (... is a kind of *angle* ) an angle formed at the intersection of the arcs of two great circles

### (... is a kind of *angle* ) an angle formed by three or more planes intersecting at a common point (the vertex)

### (... is a kind of *angle* ) (geometry) the angle formed by the x-axis and a given line (measured counterclockwise from the positive half of the x-axis)

### (... is a kind of *angle* ) (astronomy) the angle between the plane of the orbit and the plane of the ecliptic stated in degrees

### (... is a kind of *angle* ) an angle pointing outward; an interior angle of a polygon that is less than 180 degrees

### (... is a kind of *angle* ) the angle inside two adjacent sides of a polygon

### (... is a kind of *angle* ) the supplement of an interior angle of a polygon

### (... is a kind of *angle* ) the angle that a line makes with a line perpendicular to the surface at the point of incidence

### (... is a kind of *angle* ) the angle between a reflected ray and a line perpendicular to the reflecting surface at the point of incidence

### (... is a kind of *angle* ) the angle between a refracted ray and a line perpendicular to the surface between the two media at the point of refraction

### (... is a kind of *angle* ) the angle of arrival (or departure) of a radio wave with respect to the axis of an antenna array

*Definition 4: present with a bias - [verb of cognition]*

*Samples where angle or its synonyms are used according to this definition*

*He biased his presentation so as to please the share holders*

*Synonyms for angle in the sense of this definition*

*(**angle* is a kind of ...) cause to be biased

*angle*is a kind of ...) cause to be biased

*Definition 5: fish with a hook - [verb of competition]*

*Definition 6: seek indirectly - [verb of contact]*

*Samples where angle or its synonyms are used according to this definition*

*fish for compliments*

*Synonyms for angle in the sense of this definition*

*(**angle* is a kind of ...) try to locate or discover, or try to establish the existence of

*angle*is a kind of ...) try to locate or discover, or try to establish the existence of

*"The police are searching for clues"**"They are searching for the missing man in the entire county"**Definition 7: to incline or bend from a vertical position - [verb of motion]*

*Samples where angle or its synonyms are used according to this definition*

*She leaned over the banister*

*Synonyms for angle in the sense of this definition*

*(**angle* is a kind of ...) form a curve

*angle*is a kind of ...) form a curve

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*"The stick does not bend"*### (... is a kind of *angle* ) be at an angle

*"The terrain sloped down"*### (... is a kind of *angle* ) cause to slope

### (... is a kind of *angle* ) tilt to one side

*"The balloon heeled over"**"the wind made the vessel heel"**"The ship listed to starboard"*### (... is a kind of *angle* ) move the upper body backwards and down

*Definition 8: move or proceed at an angle - [verb of motion]*

*Samples where angle or its synonyms are used according to this definition*

*he angled his way into the room*

*(**angle* is a kind of ...) change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically

*angle*is a kind of ...) change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically

*"How fast does your new car go?"**"We travelled from Rome to Naples by bus"**"The policemen went from door to door looking for the suspect"**"The soldiers moved towards the city in an attempt to take it before night fell"**"news travelled fast"*

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