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English definition of “angle”

angle

noun [C] (SPACE BETWEEN LINES)    /ˈæŋ.ɡl̩/
C1 the space between two lines or surfaces at the point at which they touch each other, measured in degrees : The interior angles of a square are right angles or angles of 90 degrees . The boat settled into the mud at a 35° angle/at an angle of 35°.Parts of geometrical shapes at an angle C1 not horizontal or vertical , but sloping in one direction : The picture was hanging at an angle. He wore his hat at a jaunty angle.Slanting, sloping, leaning, tilting the corner of a building , table , or anything with straight sides Parts of geometrical shapesEdges and extremities of objectsSurfaces of objects
(Definition of angle noun (SPACE BETWEEN LINES) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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