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[ ang-gyuh-ley-shuh n ]
/ ˌæŋ gyəˈleɪ ʃən /


an angular part, position, or formation.
the exact measurement of angles.
Also called comma position. Skiing. a position for traversing a slope in which the skis are edged into the hill by bending the knees toward the hill and leaning the upper body away from the hill, with all weight on the downhill ski.

Nearby words

angular vein, angular velocity, angularity, angularly, angulate, angulation, angulous, angulus, angus, angus og, angwantibo

Origin of angulation

First recorded in 1865–70; angulate + -ion
Related formssub·an·gu·la·tion, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for angulation

  • It was necessary, in the case of Mount Rainier, to resort to long-distance methods of angulation.

    Mount Rainier|Various

British Dictionary definitions for angulation


/ (ˌæŋɡjʊˈleɪʃən) /


an angular formation
the precise measurement of angles
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Medicine definitions for angulation


[ ăng′gyə-lāshən ]


The formation of an abnormal angle or bend in an organ.
Related formsangu•late′ (-lāt′) v.
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