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Main Entry: 1an·gle
Pronunciation: primarystressaeng-gschwal
Function: noun
Etymology: Middle English angle "corner," from early French angle (same meaning), from Latin angulus "angle"
1 : a sharp projecting corner
2 : the figure formed by two lines extending from the same point
3 : a measure of the amount that one line of an angle would have to be turned to be in exactly the same place as the other line <a 90-degree angle>
4 : POINT OF VIEW, ASPECT <consider a problem from a new angle>
5 : an often improper way of getting an advantage <a cheater looking for an angle>
6 : a sharply curving course or direction <the road went off at an angle>
- an·gled /-gschwald/ adjective

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