Meaning of ANGLE in English

ANGLE

I. noun

COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES

angle brackets

at a jaunty angle

Her hat was set at a jaunty angle .

obtuse angle

right angle

Hold the brush at right angles to the surface.

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ ADJECTIVE

acute

The oral shield is approximately rounded triangular, often with an acute proximal angle and a distal projection.

The ventral arm plates are pentagonal with an acute proximal angle , a slightly indented distal edge, and separated from one another.

Nor do they branch off at acute angles or form perfect oblongs.

Has more yellow on bill than smaller Bewick's Swan, reaching below nostril at an acute angle .

You must have the ability to turn at acute angles at speed and you must be able to stretch and bend.

The dorsal arm plates are fan shaped with an acute proximal angle and separated.

jaunty

His grey hat, which he swept off with a flourish as the ladies approached, was set at a jaunty angle .

new

In essence problem solving presents a new and challenging angle on a site or feature.

Funds will be expended to explore the situation from a number of new angles .

She changed it, sharpened it, honed it, every night a new angle , a fresh thought.

Twice she got caught in the reeds and had to back off and pick out a new angle of approach.

The learner may view the problem from a new angle and introduce fresh ideas for consideration.

Looked at from this new angle , the smears were only smears.

Approach this murder from some new angles .

The new angle is sitting in front of a client who specifies we maintain six choices right to the end of service.

oblique

After a few embarrassed minutes the mourners slowly departed, leaving Flaubert jammed into the ground at an oblique angle .

You can make it look two or three times thicker that way, by cutting on a really oblique angle .

Coastal Refraction alters the bearings, particularly when bearings are at an oblique angle to the coastline. 6.

One is to enter a drama at an oblique angle to the main issue.

obtuse

The ventral arm plates are wider than long, pentagonal with an obtuse proximal angle and a slightly convex distal edge.

The oral shield is rhombic but often with an obtuse proximal angle and a convex distal edge.

The distal ventral arm plates are more pentagonal with an obtuse proximal angle and a wide convex distal edge.

We shall never know because the obtuse camera angle , from midwicket, provided insufficient evidence.

odd

And a couple of Action Man dolls in uniform, their limbs splayed at odd angles .

Like Los Alamos, it was cradled by mountains and hastily built in order to win a war from an odd angle .

His head, she realised was at an odd angle .

Fun-house reflections: deformations and odd angles .

The streets went off at odd angles .

There are small patches with the emblems of sports cars sewn at odd , playful angles on the front.

His feet turned capricious, slipping off at odd angles .

As the building went up, the cross-section changed: the floors became smaller, with more odd angles and corners.

rakish

There was Philippa Mannering looking avid in a beautifully cut check suit and a brown beret at a rakish angle .

But some were written at rakish angles .

A black, felt bowler sits on his head, tilted slightly forward at a rakish angle .

right

Hold the bag at right angles to the surface to be iced, with the nozzle a fraction away.

Quarters are the halves cut crosswise at almost right angles to the backbone. 7.

The cleavage planes are at right angles to one another.

If it is at right angles to the duct, it is closed.

To repair the defect, first use a sharp knife to make two cuts at right angles across the blister.

For rails that meet at right angles , the cut should be 45 degrees.

But the imaginary time direction is at right angles to real time.

From the low ceiling hung large, black metal frames with little pear-shaped leather bags and black metal pipes at right angles .

sharp

When the latter were realigned or made anew they often met the earlier roads at a sharp angle on the parish boundaries.

Before long he was huffing and puffing, his dark neck thrust out at a sharp angle .

slight

A slight change of angle and a full wing shape becomes distorted into a thin one.

His wig was now at a slight angle .

Christabel's tombstone leaned over at a slight angle .

Both chairs are placed securely, with the free chair at a slight angle to where the patient is sitting.

She went about with her head at a slight angle and her eyes permanently narrowed, to avoid the smoke.

steep

Sometimes it can be a steeper angle than somewhere else.

Within that band the kite will move from steep to shallow angles against the oncoming wind.

The second bullet was fired from close to where Doyle was lying, and at a very steep angle .

He had a beard and his forehead sloped back at a steep angle .

In distinctive display flight flaps upwards at a steep angle and then glides down with wings scarcely upraised.

In two species examined the crystals lie parallel to the surface and in another two they lie at a steep angle .

various

They form the links, at various angles to their neighbours, of a continuous chain.

Have the students observe the light from various angles and tell what they see.

They should enter into those ideas, and see them from various angles .

Add the remainder of the milk and again have the students observe the bowl from various angles .

Only the one chosen background material has been used but it has been presented at various distances and angles .

It is as if the painter had moved freely around his subject, gathering information from various angles and viewpoints.

The objectives were to obtain some feeling for this environment, and also to compare the readings at various angles of view.

Media Studies investigates this world from various angles , eg historical, economic and sociological.

wide

It is also, merely, the story of a pop group but viewed through a wide angle lens.

As you see, the light was spread out uniformly over a wide angle .

Nikon for instance produce a telephoto lens, several wide angle lenses and a fish-eye for their range of models.

The early studies were wide angle studies of impressions of the Course, based around questionnaires and structured interviews.

■ NOUN

bracket

Fix the batten in place with angle brackets , then attach the blind with touch-and-close fastener.

A simple solution is to use small angle brackets which support the tile but are not actually fixed to it.

camera

This creates a rather spooky atmosphere and because of the many camera angles gives the impression that you are being watched.

A low camera angle can make a slight anchor look imposing.

Some of the pictures have silly camera angles because Oliver was fooling around.

The courts and arena settings are beautiful, with smooth camera angles and timely commentary.

We shall never know because the obtuse camera angle , from midwicket, provided insufficient evidence.

Filmgoers, unfortunately, are subjected to the unnecessary trauma of seeing the brutal crime depicted from arty camera angles .

The discs accommodate eight language tracks, 32 subtitle tracks and provisions for alternate endings and multiple camera angles .

■ VERB

set

His grey hat, which he swept off with a flourish as the ladies approached, was set at a jaunty angle .

One platoon splits off and marches toward the crowd, their bayoneted rifles set at a 45-degree angle .

These teeth are also shorter and set at a different angle from the other teeth.

If the two filters are set at identical angles , then the two photons always behave identically.

It contains a fluorescent tube and can be set at different angles and at varying distances from the working surface.

Be sure your chair is comfortable and your computer screen set at an appropriate angle .

The tips can be set at three reduced angles from neutral, but only one increased angle.

Firstly the side rail joints are set out at an angle as the seat increases in width towards the front.

turn

As the backswing progresses, the shoulders turn around the spine angle which is pre-set at the address position.

You must have the ability to turn at acute angles at speed and you must be able to stretch and bend.

He turned randomly at right angles , and set off at a lolloping run.

PHRASES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

at a rakish angle

A black, felt bowler sits on his head, tilted slightly forward at a rakish angle.

But some were written at rakish angles.

There was Philippa Mannering looking avid in a beautifully cut check suit and a brown beret at a rakish angle.

at right angles (to sth)

The aisles intersect at right angles to form the shape of a cross.

oblique angle

After a few embarrassed minutes the mourners slowly departed, leaving Flaubert jammed into the ground at an oblique angle.

Coastal Refraction alters the bearings, particularly when bearings are at an oblique angle to the coastline. 6.

One is to enter a drama at an oblique angle to the main issue.

You can make it look two or three times thicker that way, by cutting on a really oblique angle.

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

a 45-degree angle

Advertisers need to find the right angle to make their product appeal to consumers.

I avoided the angle of the coffee table in the darkened room.

The article gives the reader a fresh angle on pop culture.

They wanted an ordinary worker's angle on the new system.

Thompson says his committee has looked at the problem from every possible angle .

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

At this angle , in the uncertain light, he resembled an eighty-year-old man, wide-eyed with fear.

First, the meteorites crossed the dome traveling at an angle of only twenty-seven degrees to the horizon.

He made the decision to lessen the angle of impact by closing the throttle, applying hard up elevator and full right rudder.

One hip shifted her weight to that side, and suddenly every angle softly flowed into another.

The Chesterfield, on to which he was ready to drop, was no longer at its usual, comfortable angle to the television.

The latter alters the angle of the front roller, to prevent the best running off centre.

The slightly sweet fruit has five angles and when sliced, the pieces are shaped like stars.

This is the so-called imaginary direction of time, at right angles to real time.

II. verb

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

Angle your forearms slightly downward.

The mirror was angled to reflect light from a window.

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

A bare bamboo washing-pole, angled like the bowsprit of a yacht, projects above the street.

A black leather swivel chair was angled to face in the direction of the television.

It's not fancy-just nine stools angled around the kitchen, plastic utensils and paper plates.

The content of the release Does the release need to be angled differently for the different sections of the list?

The police launch slowed at the harbor entrance, then angled toward the Sham Shui Po wharf.

The way you angle your feet determines the posture of the lower body.

Ward was angling across the slope above to cut him off.

Longman DOCE5 Extras English vocabulary.      Дополнительный английский словарь Longman DOCE5.