angularity

[ ang-gyuh-lar-i-tee ]
/ ˌæŋ gyəˈlær ɪ ti /
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noun, plural an·gu·lar·i·ties.

the quality of being angular.
angularities, sharp corners; angular outlines: the angularities of the coastline.

Nearby words

  1. angular measure,
  2. angular momentum,
  3. angular stomatitis,
  4. angular vein,
  5. angular velocity,
  6. angularly,
  7. angulate,
  8. angulation,
  9. angulous,
  10. angulus

Origin of angularity

First recorded in 1635–45; angular + -ity

Related formssub·an·gu·lar·i·ty, noun, plural sub·an·gu·lar·i·ties.

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British Dictionary definitions for angularity

angularity

/ (ˌæŋɡjʊˈlærɪtɪ) /

noun plural -ties

the condition of being angular
an angular form or shape
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Word Origin and History for angularity

angularity

n.

1640s; see angular + -ity.

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