angular

angular
an·gu·lar 'aŋ-gyə-lər adj
1 a) having an angle or angles
b) forming an angle or corner: sharp-cornered
2) measured by an angle <\angular distance>
3) relating to or having a chemical structure in which a component ring or group is attached at an angle and not in a straight line <an \angular methyl group>
4) relating to or situated near an anatomical angle <the \angular head of the levator labii superioris> specif relating to or situated near the inner angle of the eye
an·gu·lar·i·ty .aŋ-gyə-'lar-ə-tē n, pl -ties
an·gu·lar·ly adv

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an·gu·lar (angґgu-lər) [L. angularis] sharply bent; having corners or angles.

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  • 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. [1913 Webster] 2. Measured by an… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • angular — ANGULÁR, Ă, angulari, e, adj. (livr.) Unghiular. – Din fr. angulaire, lat. angularis. Trimis de ana zecheru, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DEX 98  ANGULÁR adj. v. unghiular. Trimis de siveco, 13.09.2007. Sursa: Sinonime  …   Dicționar Român

  • angular — adjetivo 1. Del ángulo: proporciones angulares, dimensiones angulares. piedra* angular. 2. Que tiene forma de ángulo: una figura angular. Locuciones 1. gran angular …   Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

  • angular — [aŋ′gyo͞o lər, aŋ′gyələr] adj. [L angularis < angulus, ANGLE1] 1. having or forming an angle or angles; having sharp corners 2. measured by an angle [angular distance] 3. with bones that jut out 4. without ease or grace [angular st …   English World dictionary

  • angular — [adj1] bent akimbo, bifurcate, cornered, crooked, crossing, crotched, divaricate, forked, intersecting, jagged, oblique, sharpcornered, skewed, slanted, staggered, V shaped, Y shaped, zigzag; concept 486 Ant. straight angular [adj2] thin,… …   New thesaurus

  • Angular — An gu*lar, n. (Anat.) A bone in the base of the lower jaw of many birds, reptiles, and fishes. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Angŭlar — (v. lat.), eckig, winkelig. Daher Angulararterie (Arteria angularis), Zweig der Gesichtspulsader, s. Kopfarterien; Angularsystem, so v.w. Tenaillirtes System …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Angular — Angular, aus dem lat., eckig, winklig. Angularsystem s. tenaillirtes System …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • angular — que tiene la forma de un ángulo Diccionario ilustrado de Términos Médicos.. Alvaro Galiano. 2010 …   Diccionario médico

  • angular — (adj.) 1590s, from L. angularis having corners or angles, from angulus (see ANGLE (Cf. angle) (n.)). Earlier in an astrological sense, occupying a cardinal point of the zodiac (late 14c.). Angulous having many corners is from mid 15c …   Etymology dictionary

  • angular — adj. 2 g. 1. Que forma ou tem ângulo ou ângulos. 2. Do ângulo. 3. Diz se da pedra que forma o cunhal do edifício.   ‣ Etimologia: latim angularis, e   • Confrontar: angolar …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

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