Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
F. angle, L. angulus, angle, corner; akin to uncus, hook, Gr. 'agky`los bent, crooked, angular, 'a`gkos a bend or hollow, AS. angel, hook, fish-hook, G. angel, and F. anchor,
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr.—L. angulus; cog. with Gr. angkylos; both from root ank, to bend, seen also in Anchor, Ankle.
In literature:
Many other stories of his performances with "the angle" could be also related, but this may suffice.
"A History of Horncastle from the earliest period to the present time" by James Conway Walter
He had to look up at a sharp angle to see the storm front.
"The Flying Stingaree" by Harold Leland Goodwin
Stepping outside, he estimated the angle the borer made with the dirt floor.
"Astounding Stories, April, 1931" by Various
At its inferior, or lower angle, it is united to the coccyx.
"A Treatise on Anatomy, Physiology, and Hygiene (Revised Edition)" by Calvin Cutter
At right angles to the Palazzo Comunale is the cathedral, with the campanile projecting and flanking the facade to the south.
"The Shores of the Adriatic" by F. Hamilton Jackson
That masonry changes at the centre of the eighth arch from the sea angle on the Piazzetta side.
"The Stones of Venice, Volume I (of 3)" by John Ruskin
In the description of the Fig-tree angle, given in the eighth chapter of Vol.
"The Stones of Venice, Volume III (of 3)" by John Ruskin
Only so far as they were Angles; and, except in the parts near the Elbe, they were other than Angle.
"The Ethnology of the British Islands" by Robert Gordon Latham
Put around a frame and cover with glass, at an angle of thirty-five degrees to the sun.
"Soil Culture" by J. H. Walden
There followed a hiss and a howl, and a sulky retreat to the farther angle.
"The Recipe for Diamonds" by Charles John Cutcliffe Wright Hyne
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In poetry:
And I should raise in the east
A glass of water
Where any-angled light
Would congregate endlessly.
"Water" by Philip Larkin
Thus fell Harold, bracelet-giver;
Jesu rest his soul for ever;
Angles all from thrall deliver;
Miserere Domine.
"The Swan-Neck" by Charles Kingsley
Dawn in New York groans
on enormous fire escapes
searching between the angles
for spikenards of drafted anguish.
"Dawn" by Federico Garcia Lorca
Atom to its atom flies,
Every bevill'd angle fits,
Till at length fair Order sits
Enthroned on earth and skies.
"Chaos Crystallising" by Martin Farquhar Tupper
An angle bore dear Uncle Joe
To rest beyond the stars.
I miss him, oh! I miss him so, --
He had such good cigars.
"Uncle Joe" by Harry Graham
That all the jarring notes of life
Seem blending in a psalm,
And all the angles of its strife
Slow rounding into calm.
"My Psalm" by John Greenleaf Whittier
In news:
A scalloped-top fence is part feat of engineering and part study in the allure of graceful curves, while elsewhere, the geometry of lines and angles has its own appeal.
44.99 The M-Edge Incline 360, as its name implies, lets you easily rotate your iPad mini from landscape to portrait orientations, giving you multiple viewing angles in each.
We offer both straight and curved inclines available at 15, 30 or 45 degree angles.
PTAM27L series inclinometer is based on MEMS technology for single and dual axis tilt angle measurement.
Inclinometer Benton Graphics Trenton NJ USA Benton Graphics introduces Flipcheck, a pocket-sized inclinometer for press operators to check contact and set angles.
Senators to inquire about gov contractor angle in secret service scandal.
We've already covered, from a variety of angles, the potential options for the Sixers with their first-round pick at No 16 overall.
Loved his angle on the world.
2005 Chevy Silverado Left Side Angle.
2005 Chevy Silverado Left Front Angle.
Invisibility devices up till now have involved metamaterial devices that were " invisible " only from one angle or to microwaves but not visible light.
Since the inception of hydraulic ironworkers , the traditional machine came with at least three main tools: a punch for punching holes in plate or angle iron.
A new angle on a historic event, what it says about us and why we should have paid for it.
The displays offer 28 views to ensure smooth picture quality, while the 150-degree viewing angle gives guests the freedom to see the 3D content off axis.
FORT MYERS, Florida (AP)--What some see as the biofuel of the future starts out as short, thick stems with a few leaves sticking out at sharp angles.
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In science:
Since even most dangerous small angle scattering ﬁts this simple picture, it seems plausible that Eq.(6.4) can be generalized to arbitrary scattering angle using Eq.(3.11) as the probability scattering.
Paraxial propagation of a quantum charge in a random magnetic field
Due to the rotational symmetry of the scatterer, the functions, F0 and F1 , only depend on the scattering angle, θ, which is the angle between bk and bk′ .
Transport mean free path for Magneto-Transverse Light Diffusion: an alternative approach
This method works well when the pitch angle diffusion is a main process of the scattering, while it seems to have met some diﬃculties when the simpler case of pure large angle scattering is considered.
Application of random walk theory to the first order Fermi acceleration in shock waves
The pitch angle cosine of particle µ′ after scattering is determined according to the probability density function Pµ′ (µ′ ; v ′ ) independently of the pitch angle before scattering.
Application of random walk theory to the first order Fermi acceleration in shock waves
The probability densities of pitch angle at return for ν = 0.5 (a) PUW (µ′ ; µ′ 0 ) and (b) PDW (µ′ ; µ′ 0 ) for several values of the initial pitch angle µ′ 0 .
Application of random walk theory to the first order Fermi acceleration in shock waves
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