- the space within two lines or three or more planes diverging from a common point, or within two planes diverging from a common line.
- the figure so formed.
- the amount of rotation needed to bring one line or plane into coincidence with another, generally measured in radians or in degrees, minutes, and seconds, as in 12° 10prime; 30″, which is read as 12 degrees, 10 minutes, and 30 seconds.
- slant (def. 11).
- the point of view from which copy is written, especially when the copy is intended to interest a particular audience: The financial editor added a supplementary article from the investor's angle.
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Not only can an arm lift your display off a surface, freeing the desktop up for other uses and reducing wire clutter, but it also brings the screen to a comfortable height and allows you the flexibility to pivot and view it from a number of angles.The best monitor arms for desk-mounting your display|PopSci Commerce Team|August 26, 2020|Popular-Science
Once again, human eyes can only guess what the actual angle had been.A robot referee can really keep its ‘eye’ on the ball|Kathryn Hulick|August 20, 2020|Science News For Students
In our brains, neurons in specialized regions of the visual cortex register certain general elements in what the eyes see, such as the edges of objects, lines tilted at particular angles, and color.
To bring the image into the lens, the phone has a prism to reflect light into the lens at an angle, like a submarine’s periscope.Samsung Note20 Ultra review: Why this big phone works for the COVID era|Aaron Pressman|August 18, 2020|Fortune
The researchers presented people with images of coins titled at various angles.This Vision Experiment Resolved a Centuries-Old Philosophical Debate - Facts So Romantic|Jim Davies|August 14, 2020|Nautilus
My captain on the boat, Brazakka, he wanted me to do this Hemingway bit, with the white stubble, and he wanted the hero angle.The Story Behind Lee Marvin’s Liberty Valance Smile|Robert Ward|January 3, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Another angle Robinov suggests as a possibility for Peter Parker/Spider-Man is a franchise reboot tackling Spidey as… an adult.Exclusive: Sony Hack Reveals Studio's Detailed Plans For Another ‘Spider-Man’ Reboot|William Boot|December 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The Qataris famously play every angle, cutting deals, for instance, with the Israelis as well as the Iranians.
We see the protoplanetary disk around it at an angle, but nearly “face-on.”
Which is lucky: we can see the gaps in the disk more clearly than if the disk were at a steeper angle.
In the centre of many of the rooms there played a small fountain; in others there were four, one in each angle.
The rest is done by cutting away two upper and four under-teeth, and substituting false ones at the desired angle.Checkmate|Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
For the entire matter then turned over in his mind, so that he saw it from a new angle suddenly.The Wave|Algernon Blackwood
He aimed at the yawning hippopotamus and fired, hitting it on the skull, but at such an angle that the ball glanced off.Hunting the Lions|R.M. Ballantyne
Take a case in Trigonometry—a Complement is what remains after subtracting an angle from one right-angle.Assimilative Memory|Marcus Dwight Larrowe (AKA Prof. A. Loisette)