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  • n. Plural form of angle.
  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of angle.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n.pl. An ancient Low German tribe, that settled in Britain, which came to be called Engla-land (Angleland or England). The Angles probably came from the district of Angeln (now within the limits of Schleswig), and the country now Lower Hanover, etc.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • See Angle.

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  • Page 246 cities, thermal rays which part at certain angles from the surface impinge against walls, the sides of houses, porticoes and piazzas, and after several reflections are, in great part, returned to the earth.

    Census of the City of Charleston, South Carolina, For the Year 1861. Illustrated by Statistical Tables. Prepared under the Authority of the City Council by Frederick A. Ford

  • Well heres my thoughts I like the combat system and all that seems cool but seriosly the person who decided on the camera angles is a Fking Retard I mean REALLY the camera is so bad because me personally the camera angle makes me feel disey and sick and it RUINS the game.

    REVIEW: Sacred 2

  • Again, the motivation of camera angles is always worth discussion, and you can get onto those unmotivated angles that confound and confuse in horror films etc.

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  • HyperlinKING approved lol very true, coming at things from different perspectives and angles is never a bad thing!

    Rep. Patrick Kennedy (D, RI) denied Communion. - Moe_Lane’s blog - RedState

  • And, halfway to the crosstrees and flattened against the rigging by the full force of the wind so that it would have been impossible for me to have fallen, the Ghost almost on her beam-ends and the masts parallel with the water, I looked, not down, but at almost right angles from the perpendicular, to the deck of the Ghost.

    Chapter 17

  • Brando's arrival on set unprepared and overweight, necessitating his being shot only from certain angles in dim lighting, has now been incorporated into film-making legend, described in George Hickenlooper and Fax Bahr's documentary Hearts of Darkness: AFilm-maker's Apocalypse.

    Apocalypse Now: No 1

  • The whole thing -- and this is something I'll have to ruminate on for some time if I'm to fully comprehend it -- when I look at it from certain angles seems way too convoluted to seem plausible.

    Rabid Reads: "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows" J.K. Rowling

  • What I find so ridiculous about this stuff, out of the many ridiculous angles, is that to the extent you want to get all David Brooks with your idiot-self and carve up people into categories by cultural consumption, politics has nothing to do with it.

    Matthew Yglesias » The Brie Factor

  • It's all very "Top Gun," this cropped-sheepskin-flying-jacket business; but as so often is the case, an iconic item worn by regular mortals like you and I suddenly becomes, well, just another expensive coat that from certain angles can add far more "bulk" than you might ordinarily consider acceptable.

    The Great Winter Coat

  • Being able to examine ideas from different angles is one of the key things I feel I lose by not writing short stories.

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