angularity


angularity
angular ADJECTIVE 1) having angles or sharp corners. 2) (of a person) lean and having a prominent bone structure. 3) placed or directed at an angle. 4) Physics measured with reference to angles, especially those associated with rotation.
DERIVATIVES angularity noun angularly adverb.

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  • Angularity — An gu*lar i*ty, n. The quality or state of being angular; angularness. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • angularity — (n.) 1640s; see ANGULAR (Cf. angular) + ITY (Cf. ity) …   Etymology dictionary

  • angularity — [aŋ΄gyo͞o lar′ə tē, aŋ΄gyəlar′ə tē] n. pl. angularities 1. the quality or condition of being angular 2. [pl.] angular forms; sharp corners …   English World dictionary

  • Angularity — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Angularity >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 angularity angularity angularness Sgm: N 1 aduncity aduncity Sgm: N 1 angle angle cusp bend Sgm: N 1 fold fold &c. 258 Sgm: N …   English dictionary for students

  • angularity — (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Quality of having angles Nouns 1. (quality of having an angle) angularity, obliquity; angle, notch, fork, bifurcation; elbow, knee, knuckle, ankle, shoulder, groin, crotch, crutch, crane, fluke; zigzag,… …   English dictionary for students

  • angularity — noun (plural ties) Date: 1642 1. the quality of being angular 2. plural angular outlines or characteristics …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • angularity — /ang gyeuh lar i tee/, n., pl. angularities. 1. the quality of being angular. 2. angularities, sharp corners; angular outlines: the angularities of the coastline. [1635 45; ANGULAR + ITY] * * * …   Universalium

  • angularity — noun a) The property or characteristic of possessing angles. b) A sharp point or angle …   Wiktionary

  • angularity — an·gu·lar·i·ty || ‚æŋgjÊŠ lærÉ™tɪ n. stiffness, lack of grace; boniness, gauntness; angular outlines or characteristics …   English contemporary dictionary

  • angularity — an·gu·lar·i·ty …   English syllables


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