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Another word for angle

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Noun
  1. The particular angle from which something is considered

      1. A line bounding a plane figure.
      2. A surface bounding a solid figure.
      3. A surface of an object, especially a surface joining a top and bottom:
      1. To feel or show deferential regard for; esteem or admire:
      2. To avoid interfering with or intruding upon:
      3. To avoid violating:
      1. To think of or consider in a particular way:
      2. To look at attentively; observe closely:
      3. To relate or refer to; concern:
      1. A distinct stage of development:
      2. A temporary manner, attitude, or pattern of behavior:
      3. An aspect; a part:
      1. Electromagnetic radiation that is visible, perceivable by the normal human eye as colors between red and violet, having frequencies between 400 terahertz and 790 terahertz and wavelengths between 750 nanometers and 380 nanometers.
      2. Electromagnetic radiation of any frequency or wavelength.
      3. The sensation of perceiving light; brightness:
      1. The terminal part of the human arm located below the forearm, used for grasping and holding and consisting of the wrist, palm, four fingers, and an opposable thumb.
      2. A homologous or similar part in other animals, as the terminal part of the forelimb in certain vertebrates.
      3. A unit of length equal to 4 inches (10.2 centimeters), used especially to specify the height of a horse.
      1. A set of coordinate axes in terms of which position or movement may be specified or with reference to which physical laws may be mathematically stated.
      2. A set of ideas, as of philosophical or religious doctrine, in terms of which other ideas are interpreted or assigned meaning.
      1. One of the flat polished surfaces cut on a gemstone or occurring naturally on a crystal.
      2. A small, smooth, flat surface, as on a bone or tooth.
      3. One of the lenslike visual units of a compound eye, as of an insect.
      1. A way in which something can be viewed by the mind:
      2. A characteristic or feature of something:
      3. A particular look or facial expression; mien:
    See also:

    perspective

  2. The position from which something is observed or considered

      1. A position from which something is observed or considered; a point of view.
      1. An advantage in a competition or conflict; superiority.
      2. A position, condition, or opportunity that is likely to provide superiority or an advantage.
      3. A vantage point.
      1. A position from which things are considered or judged; a point of view.
      1. To give a direction other than perpendicular or horizontal to; make diagonal; cause to slope:
      2. To present so as to conform to a particular bias or appeal to a certain audience:
      3. To have or go in a direction other than perpendicular or horizontal; slope.
      1. A manner of viewing things; an attitude.
      2. A position from which something is observed or considered; a standpoint.
      3. The attitude or outlook of a narrator or character in a piece of literature, a movie, or another art form.
      1. A point of view; an attitude:
      2. Expectation for the future:
      3. A place where something can be viewed.
      1. An organ of vision or of light sensitivity.
      2. Either of a pair of hollow structures located in bony sockets of the skull, functioning together or independently, each having a lens capable of focusing incident light on an internal photosensitive retina from which nerve impulses are sent to the brain; the vertebrate organ of vision.
      3. The external, visible portion of this organ together with its associated structures, especially the eyelids, eyelashes, and eyebrows.
    See also:

    perspective

  3. A clever, unexpected new trick or method

      1. To extend the leg away from the body; strike out with the foot or feet.
      2. To score or gain ground by kicking a ball.
      3. To punt in football.
      1. A small furrow, ridge, or crease on a normally smooth surface, caused by crumpling, folding, or shrinking.
      2. A line or crease in the skin, as from age.
      3. A different or unexpected development, action, or idea:
      1. One that kicks:
      2. A sudden, surprising turn of events or ending; a twist.
      3. A tricky or concealed condition; a pitfall:
      1. To wind together (two or more threads, for example) so as to produce a single strand.
      2. To form in this manner:
      3. To wind or coil (vines or rope, for example) about something.
      1. A device employed to cheat, deceive, or trick, especially a mechanism for the secret and dishonest control of gambling apparatus.
      2. An innovative or unusual mechanical contrivance; a gadget.
      3. An innovative stratagem or scheme employed especially to promote a project:
Verb
  1. To swerve from a straight line

      1. To cause to move around an axis or center; cause to rotate or revolve:
      2. To cause to move around in order to achieve a result, such as opening, closing, tightening, or loosening:
      3. To alter or control the functioning of (a mechanical device, for example) by the use of a rotating or similar movement:
      1. Being such that every part of the surface or the circumference is equidistant from the center:
      2. Moving in or forming a circle.
      3. Shaped like a cylinder; cylindrical.
      1. A line that deviates from straightness in a smooth, continuous fashion.
      2. A surface that deviates from planarity in a smooth, continuous fashion.
      3. Something characterized by such a line or surface, especially a rounded line or contour of the human body.
      1. An implement or tool, such as a bishop's crosier or a shepherd's staff, with a bent or curved part.
      2. A part that is curved or bent like a hook.
      3. A curve or bend; a turn:
      1. The front section of a ship or boat.
      2. Either of the sides of this front section:
      3. The oar or the person wielding the oar closest to the bow in a racing shell.
      1. To cause to assume a curved or angular shape:
      2. To bring (a bow, for example) into a state of tension by drawing on a string or line.
      3. To force to assume a different direction or shape, according to one's own purpose:
      1. A usually curved structure forming the upper edge of an open space and supporting the weight above it, as in a bridge or doorway.
      2. A structure, such as a freestanding monument, shaped like an inverted U.
      3. A curve with the ends down and the middle up:
      1. Something shaped like a curve or arch:
      2. A segment of a circle.
      3. An electric arc.
    See also:

    straight

  2. To cause to move, especially at an angle

      1. To cause to move around an axis or center; cause to rotate or revolve:
      2. To cause to move around in order to achieve a result, such as opening, closing, tightening, or loosening:
      3. To alter or control the functioning of (a mechanical device, for example) by the use of a rotating or similar movement:
      1. To deflect (light, for example) from a straight path by refraction.
      2. To alter by viewing through a medium:
      3. To determine the refraction of (an eye, for example).
      1. To turn aside or cause to turn aside; bend or deviate.
      1. To cause to assume a curved or angular shape:
      2. To bring (a bow, for example) into a state of tension by drawing on a string or line.
      3. To force to assume a different direction or shape, according to one's own purpose:
    See also:

    straight

  3. To direct (material) to the interests of a particular group

      1. To give a direction other than perpendicular or horizontal to; make diagonal; cause to slope:
      2. To present so as to conform to a particular bias or appeal to a certain audience:
      3. To have or go in a direction other than perpendicular or horizontal; slope.
      1. To turn or place at an angle:
      2. To give a bias to; distort:
      3. To take an oblique course or direction.
      1. A line going diagonally across the grain of fabric:
      2. A preference or an inclination, especially one that inhibits impartial judgment.
      3. An unfair act or policy stemming from prejudice.
    See also:

    straight

  4. To try to obtain something, usually by subtleness and cunning

      1. A slight indication or intimation:
      2. A brief or indirect suggestion; a tip:
      3. A statement conveying information in an indirect fashion; a clue:
      1. Any of numerous cold-blooded aquatic vertebrates characteristically having fins, gills, and a streamlined body and including the bony fishes, such as catfishes and tunas, and the cartilaginous fishes, such as sharks and rays.
      2. Any of various jawless aquatic craniates, including the lampreys and hagfishes.
      3. The flesh of such animals used as food.
    See also:

    ask

Another word for angle

Noun
  1. Figure or plane formed at an intersection

  2. A projecting corner

      1. To cause to assume a curved or angular shape:
      2. To bring (a bow, for example) into a state of tension by drawing on a string or line.
      3. To force to assume a different direction or shape, according to one's own purpose:
      1. A sharp or tapered end:
      2. An object having a sharp or tapered end:
      3. A tapering extension of land projecting into water; a peninsula, cape, or promontory.
      1. Either extremity of something that has length:
      2. The outside or extreme edge or physical limit; a boundary:
      3. The point in time when an action, event, or phenomenon ceases or is completed; the conclusion:
      1. The position at which two lines, surfaces, or edges meet and form an angle:
      2. The area enclosed or bounded by an angle formed in this manner:
      3. The place where two roads or streets join or intersect.
    See also:

    turn

    edge

  3. Point of view

    See also:

    viewpoint

  4. An aspect

      1. A line bounding a plane figure.
      2. A surface bounding a solid figure.
      3. A surface of an object, especially a surface joining a top and bottom:
      1. A way in which something can be viewed by the mind:
      2. A characteristic or feature of something:
      3. A particular look or facial expression; mien:
      1. A distinct stage of development:
      2. A temporary manner, attitude, or pattern of behavior:
      3. An aspect; a part:
    See also:

    phase

  5. *Purpose

      1. An emotion, desire, physiological need, or similar impulse that acts as an incitement to action.
      2. A motif in art, literature, or music.
      3. Causing or able to cause motion:
      1. An orderly or step-by-step conception or proposal for accomplishing an objective:
      2. A proposed or intended course of action:
      3. A systematic arrangement of elements or important parts; a configuration or outline:
      1. To direct (a weapon or camera) toward a point.
      2. To direct or propel (an object, such as a ball) toward a point:
      3. To direct toward or intend for a particular goal or group:
      1. The action or fact of intending:
      2. An aim that guides action; an objective:
      3. Purpose with respect to marriage: