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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Angular  \An"gu*lar\,  n.  (Anat.) 
  A  bone  in  the  base  of  the  lower  jaw  of  many  birds,  reptiles, 
  and  fishes. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  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. 
 
  2.  Measured  by  an  angle;  as  angular  distance. 
 
  3.  Fig.:  Lean;  lank;  raw-boned;  ungraceful;  sharp  and  stiff 
  in  character;  as  remarkably  angular  in  his  habits  and 
  appearance;  an  angular  female. 
 
  {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. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  angular 
  adj  1:  measured  by  an  angle  or  by  the  rate  of  change  of  an  angle; 
  "angular  momentum" 
  2:  having  angles  or  an  angular  shape  [syn:  {angulate}]  [ant:  {rounded}] 




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