Meaning of ANGULAR in English

ANGULAR

— angularly , adv. — angularness , n.

/ang"gyeuh leuhr/ , adj.

1. having an angle or angles.

2. consisting of, situated at, or forming an angle.

3. of, pertaining to, or measured by an angle.

4. Physics. pertaining to quantities related to a revolving body that are measured in reference to its axis of revolution.

5. bony, lean, or gaunt: a tall, angular man.

6. acting or moving awkwardly.

7. stiff in manner; unbending.

Also, angulose, angulous .

[ 1590-1600; angularis having corners or angles, equiv. to angul ( us ) ANGLE 1 + -aris -AR 1 ]

Ant. 1. curved. 5. rotund. 6. graceful.

Random House Webster's Unabridged English dictionary.      Полный английский словарь Вебстер - Random House .