- 1 1.1 an angle of 45°/a 45° angleun ángulo de 45°angle of approachángulo de aterrizajeat an angleshe wore her hat at an angle at an angle to the wallformando un ángulo con la paredthe ball went off at an anglela pelota salió torcidato cut something at an anglecortar algo al sesgoExample sentences1.2 (corner)
- Bend your elbows at 90-degree angles and keep them close to your body.
- The curve value is the number of degrees formed by the angle of intersection of these perpendiculars.
- Extension involves the triceps muscle, and when fully extended the arm should be in a straight line - the elbow angle at 180 degrees.
- Scrim joints at internal and external angles (except where coincident with a metal bead).
- With its metal projections and angles, wooden recesses and thin walls it has a serendipitous quality.
- Exposed structure, unusual angles, and leaning walls give the building a noninstitutional energy.
- 2 2.1 (position) seen from a different anglevisto desde otro ánguloa high-/low-angle shot (Photography)una toma desde un ángulo superior/inferior2.2 (point of view) they studied it from the political anglelo analizaron desde el punto de vista político or con una perspectiva políticawe need a new angle on the subjecttenemos que darle un nuevo enfoque al temaExample sentences2.3 (scheme, ploy) [slang]he knows all the angles
se las sabe todas [colloquial]Example sentences
- For me, I guess the core reason was ‘fascination’ - things firing my imagination and integrating that with my angle on approaching the world.
- Clay considers a new angle on the control of community structure.
- Whatever the issue of the day's, he's got an angle on it.
- Horizontal and vertical viewing angles are also fairly poor, with the screen looking washed out at you move up and down and going dark as you move to the side.
- The game uses both first- and third-person camera angles to view the action.
- He's a master of visual flash, positioning cameras at myriad angles to enhance every car crash, explosion or close-up gun shot.
- 1.1 (direct)(pass/shot)1.2 (bias, slant) the story was angled to show their actions in the best possible light
sesgarel artículo estaba sesgado a favor de su gestiónhis column is angled at a middle-class readershipsu columna está dirigida a lectores de clase mediaExample sentences
- Then, angling her flashlight to direct the beam ahead of her, she carefully inspected the wall to her right until she found a hole the size of a nickel disguised in the carvings.
- And don't angle that camera up to those high ceilings - I haven't figured out how to get up there with the roller brush yet.
- She rolled her eyes and wondered why she even asked when she saw him standing a little further away, angling his camera for a shot.
- (fish)Example sentences
- Salmon and sardine would be better fish to angle for.
- For the urban poor, the storm waters bring a unique opportunity to angle for fish in the swollen canals criss-crossing the city.
- This piece of kit is obviously designed for world-wide distribution and seems to be the ideal tool for all lure anglers whether they angle in salt or fresh-water.
- anglo, (-gla) (masculine, feminine)Example sentences
- But her report says the citadel ‘puts Stirling firmly on the map at a time when Picts, Scots, Britons and Angles ruled their separate kingdoms in the four quarters of mainland Scotland’.
- In the eleventh century, the Scottish kingdom was a politico-ethnic patchwork of Scots, Picts, Angles, and Britons.
- The collapse of Roman rule in the early fifth century ended urban life, as groups of Germanic Angles, Jutes, and Saxons carved the country into tribal enclaves and later created the heptarchy.
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