- Noun. A member of an ancient Germanic tribe, one of several which invaded Britain and merged to become the Anglo-Saxons.
- Noun. (geometry) A figure formed by two rays which start from a common point (a plane angle) or by three planes that intersect (a solid angle).
- Noun. (geometry) The measure of such a figure. In the case of a plane angle, this is the ratio (or proportional to the ratio) of the arc length to the radius of a section of a circle cut by the two rays, centered at their common point. In the case of a solid angle, this is the ratio of the surface area to the square of the radius of the section of a sphere.
- Noun. A corner where two walls intersect.
- Noun. A change in direction.
- Noun. A viewpoint.
- Noun. (media) The focus of a news story.
- Noun. (slang, professional wrestling) A storyline between two wrestlers, providing the background for and approach to a feud.
- Noun. (slang) A scheme; a means of benefitting from a situation, usually hidden, possibly illegal.
- Verb. (transitive, often in the passive) To place (something) at an angle.
- Verb. (intransitive, informal) To change direction rapidly.
- Verb. (transitive, informal) To present or argue something in a particular way or from a particular viewpoint.
- Verb. (snooker) To leave the cue ball in the jaws of a pocket such that the surround of the pocket (the "angle") blocks the path from cue ball to object ball.
- Verb. (intransitive) To try to catch fish with a hook and line.
- Verb. (informal) (with ''for'') To attempt to subtly persuade someone to offer a desired thing.
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This entry was last updated on RefTopia from its source on 3/20/2012.