## ANGLE

### Angle

In geometry, an**angle**is the figure formed by two rays, called the

*sides*of the angle, sharing a common endpoint, called the

*vertex*of the angle.

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### angle

#### Noun

- A figure formed by two rays which start from a common point (a plane angle) or by three planes that intersect (a solid angle).
- The measure of such a figure. In the case of a plane angle, this is the ratio (or proportional to the ratio) of the arc length to the radius of a section of a circle cut by the two rays, centered at their common point. In the case of a solid angle, this is the ratio of the surface area to the square of the radius of the section of a sphere.
- A corner where two walls intersect.
- A change in direction.
- A viewpoint; a way of looking at something.
- The focus of a news story.
- A storyline between two wrestlers, providing the background for and approach to a feud.
- A scheme; a means of benefitting from a situation, usually hidden, possibly illegal.
- A projecting or sharp corner; an angular fragment.
- Any of the four cardinal points of an astrological chart: the Ascendant, the Midheaven, the Descendant and the Imum Coeli.

#### Noun (etymology 2)

#### Verb

- To place (something) at an angle.
*The roof is***angled**at 15 degrees.

- To change direction rapidly.
*The five ball***angled**off the nine ball but failed to reach the pocket.

- To present or argue something in a particular way or from a particular viewpoint.
*How do you want to***angle**this when we talk to the client?

- To leave the cue ball in the jaws of a pocket such that the surround of the pocket (the "angle") blocks the path from cue ball to object ball.

#### Verb (etymology 2)

- To try to catch fish with a hook and line.
- (with
*for*) To attempt to subtly persuade someone to offer a desired thing.*He must be***angling**for a pay rise.

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