# Definition, Meaning, Synonyms & Anagrams | English word ANGLE

ANGLE

## Definitions of ANGLE

- A corner where two walls intersect.
- A change in direction.
- A viewpoint; a way of looking at something.
- Any of various hesperiid butterflies.
- A projecting or sharp corner; an angular fragment.
- A fishhook; tackle for catching fish, consisting of a line, hook, and bait, with or without a rod.
- (geometry) A figure formed by two rays which start from a common point (a plane angle) or by three planes that intersect (a solid angle).
- (geometry) 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.
- (media) The focus of a news story.
- (slang, professional wrestling) A storyline between two wrestlers, providing the background for and approach to a feud.
- (slang) An ulterior motive; a scheme or means of benefitting from a situation, usually hidden, often immoral
- (astrology) Any of the four cardinal points of an astrological chart: the Ascendant, the Midheaven, the Descendant and the Imum Coeli.
- (transitive, often in the passive) To place (something) at an angle.
- (intransitive, informal) To change direction rapidly.
- (transitive, informal) To present or argue something in a particular way or from a particular viewpoint.
- (transitive, cue sports) To hamper (oneself or one's opponent) by leaving 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.
- (intransitive, figurative) To try to catch fish with a hook and line.
- (informal, with for) To attempt to subtly persuade someone to offer a desired thing.
- (historical) A member of a Germanic tribe first mentioned by Tacitus, one of several which invaded Britain and merged to become the Anglo-Saxons; an Anglian.

### Number of letters

5

### Is palindrome

No

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