## Definition of angle

**:**a corner whether constituting a projecting part or a partially enclosed space

- They sheltered in an angle of the building.

**:**the figure formed by two lines extending from the same point; also

**:**dihedral angle

**:**a measure of an angle or of the amount of turning necessary to bring one line or plane into coincidence with or parallel to another

**:**the direction from which someone or something is approached

- soldiers being attacked from every angle

- a football player trying to get an angle on an opponent [=approach an opponent from an effective angle]

**:**the precise viewpoint from which something is observed or considered

- a camera angle

- consider the question from all angles

**:**the aspect seen from such an angle

- discuss all angles of the question

**:**a special approach, point of attack, or technique for accomplishing an objective

- try a new angle

**:**an often improper or illicit method of obtaining advantage

- a salesman always looking for an angle

**:**a sharply divergent course

- The road went off at an angle.