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 Stray a few feet to either side, and the viewing angle shot the experience altogether. Brian Barrett, Wired, "3D TV Tells You Everything About This Decade’s Tech," 31 Dec. 2019 The Argentina striker took one touch and buried a low, angled shot across goalkeeper Luke Steele. USA TODAY, "Quadruple-chasing Man City through to League Cup final," 23 Jan. 2018 Insigne scored with an impressive solo effort seven minutes in at the San Paolo stadium, Mertens found the net with a precise angled shot four minutes after the break and Mertens set up Callejon's goal in the 70th. USA TODAY, "Napoli beats Feyenoord 3-1 to get on the board in Group F," 26 Sep. 2017 The Algeria winger chested down a header from international teammate Islam Slimani and drove home an angled shot through West Brom defender Jonny Evans' legs. USA TODAY, "Riyad Mahrez salvages 1-1 draw for Leicester against West Brom," 16 Oct. 2017

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First Known Use of angle shot

circa 1922, in the meaning defined above

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“Angle shot.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Sep. 2020.

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