angular


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Angular \An"gu*lar\, n. (Anat.)
   A bone in the base of the lower jaw of many birds, reptiles,
   and fishes.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Angular \An"gu*lar\, a. [L. angularis, fr. angulus angle,
   corner. See Angle.]
   1. Relating to an angle or to angles; having an angle or
      angles; forming an angle or corner; sharp-cornered;
      pointed; as, an angular figure.
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   2. Measured by an angle; as, angular distance.
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   3. Fig.: Lean; lank; raw-boned; ungraceful; sharp and stiff
      in character; as, remarkably angular in his habits and
      appearance; an angular female.
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   Angular aperture, Angular distance. See Aperture,
      Distance.

   Angular motion, the motion of a body about a fixed point or
      fixed axis, as of a planet or pendulum. It is equal to the
      angle passed over at the point or axis by a line drawn to
      the body.

   Angular point, the point at which the sides of the angle
      meet; the vertex.

   Angular velocity, the ratio of anuglar motion to the time
      employed in describing.
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