C O N S I D E R A T I O N S
Space - within planes diverging
Figure so formed
Line or Plane into coincidence
R E F E R E N C E S
Angle n. 1. Geom. a. the space within two lines or three or more planes diverging from a common point, or within two planes diverging from a common line. b. the figure so formed. c. the amount of rotation needed to bring one line or plane into coincidence with another.... 2. an angular projection; a projecting corner. 3. a viewpoint; standpoint: He looked at all new problems only from his own selfish angle. 4. Journalism. a. slant... b. the point of view from which copy is written, esp. when the copy is intended to interest a particular audience: the investorÍs angle; the society angle. situation; side; phase. 5. U.S. Informal. opportunity for gain; advantage: What was his angle in buying up cheap stocks? ....8. to move or bend in an angle. 9. to set, fix, direct, or adjust at an angle. 10. Journalism, to write or edit in such a way as to appeal to a particular audience; slant. 11. to turn sharply in a different direction. The road angles to the right. 12. to move or go in angles or at an angle. [ME < MF < L angulus; akin to ANKLE, ANGLE2]
[Urdang, Laurence, ed. Random House Dictionary of The English Language. New York: Random House,1968.]
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