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n. pl. an•gu•li (-lī′)
  1. An angle or a corner.
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Examples from the Web for angulus

Historical Examples of angulus

  • Literally that; for the receding Porch is a deep 'angulus,' and its mid-pillar is the 'Head of the Corner.'

    Our Fathers Have Told Us

    John Ruskin

  • Angulus isosceles, or Angulus quicrurus, is a triangle having equall shankes unto another.

  • Angulus contractus, A touch angle is an angle of a straight touch-line and a periphery.

  • Ille terrarum mihi prter omnes / Angulus ridet—That nook of the world has charms for me before all else.

  • In the phrase angulus primi motus, angulus must be taken to mean angular motion.