1. Noun.  A member of an ancient Germanic tribe, one of several which invaded Britain and merged to become the Anglo-Saxons.
  2. 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).
  3. 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.
  4. Noun.  A corner where two walls intersect.
  5. Noun.  A change in direction.
  6. Noun.  A viewpoint.
  7. Noun.  (media) The focus of a news story.
  8. Noun.  (slang, professional wrestling) A storyline between two wrestlers, providing the background for and approach to a feud.
  9. Noun.  (slang) A scheme; a means of benefitting from a situation, usually hidden, possibly illegal.
  10. Verb.  (transitive, often in the passive) To place (something) at an angle.
  11. Verb.  (intransitive, informal) To change direction rapidly.
  12. Verb.  (transitive, informal) To present or argue something in a particular way or from a particular viewpoint.
  13. 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.
  14. Verb.  (intransitive) To try to catch fish with a hook and line.
  15. Verb.  (informal) (with ''for'') To attempt to subtly persuade someone to offer a desired thing.

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