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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.Parts of geometrical shapes the corner of a building, table, or anything with straight sidesParts 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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