- 1the space between two lines or surfaces that join, measured in degrees a 45° angle the rocket's angle of descent see also acute angle, adjacent angle, corresponding angles, obtuse angle, right angle, wide-angle lens
- 2 the direction that something is leaning or pointing in when it is not in a vertical or horizontal line The tower of Pisa leans at an angle. The plane was coming in at a steep angle. His hair was sticking out from all angles.
- 3a position from which you look at something The photo was taken from an unusual angle. The painting changes slightly when seen from different angles.
- 4a particular way of presenting or thinking about a situation, problem, etc. We need a new angle for our next advertising campaign. You can look at the issue from many different angles. The article concentrates on the human angle (= the part that concerns people's emotions) of the story.
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