angle shot


Definition of angle shot

: a picture taken with the camera pointed at an angle from the horizontal

Examples of angle shot in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Eden Prairie received its share on Holt's sharp-angle shot. David La Vaque, Star Tribune, 12 July 2021 In the end, Locadia rounded Shuttleworth in a wide berth, which required him to get off a wide-angle shot. Pat Brennan, The Enquirer, 25 June 2021 In the extra period, Charlie McAvoy brought the puck up ice along the left side and passed to Marchand, who skated along the boards and fired a sharp-angle shot into the top right corner. Vin A. Cherwoo, Star Tribune, 3 June 2021 Only 32 seconds later, Ahcan made it 5-1 when his sharp-angle shot found a seam that Moe left open against the post. Randy Johnson, Star Tribune, 6 Feb. 2021 Prior to the goal, NDP actually had the best scoring chance, but a tough angle shot from Olivia Rockstrogh glanced harmlessly off the crossbar with 17:00 left in the half. Randy Mcroberts,, 4 Nov. 2020 The action begins with an extreme wide-angle shot that distorts a bus at a bus stop. Joe Morgenstern, WSJ, 24 Sep. 2020 Stray a few feet to either side, and the viewing angle shot the experience altogether. Brian Barrett, Wired, 31 Dec. 2019 The Argentina striker took one touch and buried a low, angled shot across goalkeeper Luke Steele. USA TODAY, 23 Jan. 2018

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First Known Use of angle shot

circa 1922, in the meaning defined above

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3 Sep 2021

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“Angle shot.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Sep. 2021.

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