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angularity

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n angularity the property possessed by a shape that has angles
    • n angularity a shape having one or more sharp angles
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Angularity The quality or state of being angular; angularness.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n angularity The quality of being angular in any sense; an angular detail or characteristic.
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Quotations

  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
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    “Time dissipates to shining ether the solid angularity of facts.”

Usage

In literature:

But he is equally allured by the opposite, or salient, kind of angularity.
"Robert Browning" by C. H. Herford
Carnations hung from cottage windows in full bloom, casting sharp angular black shadows on white walls.
"Sketches and Studies in Italy and Greece, Second Series" by John Addington Symonds
Its throat is sufficient for anything round, or square, or angular, or octagonal.
"Around The Tea-Table" by T. De Witt Talmage
The letter was written in black, angular, uncompromising characters, that looked rather like sabre-thrusts and bayonets.
"My Friend Prospero" by Henry Harland
Upon these lines he made a second drawing a little more detailed, though as yet everything was blocked in, angularly and roughly.
"Vandover and the Brute" by Frank Norris
He was tall, thin and angular; his clothing was scant and ragged, his face bronzed with exposure to the sun.
"The Redemption of David Corson" by Charles Frederic Goss
It would be raining soon; Mark thumped the pony's angular haunches, and tried to feel cheerful in the oppressive air.
"The Altar Steps" by Compton MacKenzie
It shone angularly on the ceiling like a letter L reversed.
"Uncle Silas" by J. S. LeFanu
The angularity and crumpled draperies of the Milanese manner, when so exaggerated, produce an impression of caricature.
"Sketches and Studies in Italy and Greece" by John Addington Symonds
Indeed, few natural objects are entirely angular.
"The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. I. (of 12)" by Edmund Burke
She was tall and thin, angular and severe, a typical headmistress, stern and unyielding.
"The Imaginary Marriage" by Henry St. John Cooper
He was the squarely built angular fellow with deep-set eyes, quiet demeanor and few words.
"Campfire Girls in the Allegheny Mountains" by Stella M. Francis
Between it and the hill is another much smaller mass, and the intervening spaces are occupied by angular masses of rock.
"Journals of Travels in Assam, Burma, Bhootan, Afghanistan and TheNeighbouring Countries" by William Griffith
The letters were large and angular, not easy to read; but she puzzled them out.
"The Girl from Montana" by Grace Livingston Hill
It is circular, and fluted vertically into twenty-seven semicircular and angular divisions.
"Rambles and Recollections of an Indian Official" by William Sleeman
He was tall, enormously tall, long of limb, angular, narrow shouldered.
"Children of the Market Place" by Edgar Lee Masters
There would often be but one sofa in the house, and that a stiff, angular, uncomfortable article.
"Memoir of Jane Austen" by James Edward Austen-Leigh
Creedan was a Lancashire man, as angular in speech as in body, and lacking utterly a sense of humour.
"From the Bottom Up" by Alexander Irvine
In the vertebral column, hydatids give rise to angular deformity and paraplegia.
"Manual of Surgery" by Alexis Thomson and Alexander Miles
The covering is made of blocks of limestone, which meet in an angular point, forming a roof, of the same slope as the pyramid.
"Anecdotes of Painters, Engravers, Sculptors and Architects and Curiosities of Art (Vol. 3 of 3)" by S. Spooner
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In poetry:

It was like a fly or a wasp. Its body dirt-coloured; of the same colour
too its flat, stiff wings; outspread feathered claws, and a head thick
and angular, like a dragon-fly's; both head and claws were bright red, as
though steeped in blood.
"The Insect" by Ivan Turgenev

In news:

Angular faces used to be in, but lately it seems like Hollywood stars are all about the puffy -faced look.
Angular BLACK BEAUTY® abrasives often are used where more traction is desired.
The Yaris' angular new lines are accented by striking vertical character lines at the front and rear fenders, bulking the Yaris up and giving it some family resemblance to the Camry.
Thelonious Monk, the pianist and composer whose wry, angular melodies and unusual harmonic progressions are among the most striking contributions to the jazz repertory, died yesterday in Englewood Hospital in New Jersey at the age of 64.
THE Kia Soul has become a star on YouTube: in a television advertisement, the small, angular Soul is driven by hip-hop hamsters through a world of dull cardboard box cars.
Thelonious Monk, the pianist and composer whose wry, angular melodies and unusual harmonic progressions are among the most striking contributions to the jazz repertory, died yesterday in Englewood Hospital in New Jersey at the age of 64.
NASA's Mars rover Spirit, as it finished its second Martian year on Mars, and was beginning to examine a group of angular rocks.
This angularity varies with the degree at which the cylinders are located from each other.
Spalted sycamore gives this angular sideboard by Scotland-based designer Derek Walsh its uniquely patterned facade.
Surrounded on all sides by a sweeping Canadian hayfield, the 23.2 House is an angular ode to rural life.
"Hey Jude" sing-along @ BMAs room party + Moe Pope & Streight Angular freestyle.
All Blogs On The Download "Hey Jude" sing-along @ BMAs room party + Moe Pope & Streight Angular freestyle.
It features Level Six 's well known polyester brushed microfiber combined with an eye catching angular panel design and screen prints, lace-up front, and side cargo pocket with contrasting flap panel.
Pei-designed Suzhou Museum ( 204 Dong Bei St. Szmuseum.com ), an angular masterpiece of skylights and white polygons, is the city's newest draw.
Sharply angular and available exclusively in polished finishes - including polished chrome, platinum and Champagne - the line includes 60 different configurations.
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In science:

The angular resolution of a Compton telescope is given by the “angular resolution measure ” ARM = ¯j − jgeo .
The LXeGRIT Compton Telescope Prototype: Current Status and Future Prospects
Employing this scheme in multi-dimensional simulations in spherical coordinates, we solve the radius- (and energy-) dependent moment equations on the different angular bins of the numerical grid but calculate the variable Eddington factor only once on an angularly averaged stellar background.
Explosion Mechanisms of Massive Stars
It was observed earlier [2, 3, 5] that highest-energy cosmic rays exhibit remarkable property: they auto-correlate on the angular scale consistent with the angular resolution of detectors.
Cuts and penalties: comment on "The clustering of ultra-high energy cosmic rays and their sources"
The observed angular size of clusters also fixes the angular scale at which correlations with sources are expected.
Cuts and penalties: comment on "The clustering of ultra-high energy cosmic rays and their sources"
The observed angular size of clusters suggests the angular scale at which correlations with sources are expected.
Cuts and penalties: comment on "The clustering of ultra-high energy cosmic rays and their sources"
When the angular resolution of the experiment is known, there exists a preferred choice of the angular scale — the scale at which correlations are expected to be maximum.
Cuts and penalties: comment on "The clustering of ultra-high energy cosmic rays and their sources"
The duration of the brightening (which is dominated by the angular spreading time) is determined by the angular size of the slow shells, ∼ Rθ2 j,o/2c, which is comparable to the jet break time.
The Variable Light Curve of GRB 030329: The Case for Refreshed Shocks
The definition of average angular velocity in indicates that an angular velocity near the radius of gyration κR ≈ 0.24R should be appropriate.
The physics of rotational flattening and the point core model
What is important is that, because of the small κ2, an angular velocity near the pole rather than an equatorial angular velocity is used.
The physics of rotational flattening and the point core model
If the distribution of angular momenta of the particles arriving at the reference patch merely reflected the distribution of angular momenta of particles on their parent emission streamlines, this would imply that the arrival of particles at the reference patch from smaller radii should exert a spindown torque.
Kinetic theory viscosity
However when there is no angular dependence, l ′ = 0, the double angular integral has the value 4π, the solid angle subtended by a spherical surface at its centre.
A Sketch for a Quantum Theory of Gravitity
Measured angular resolutions of ARM (Angular Resolution Measure) and SPD (Scatter Plane Deviation) for 356 keV gamma-rays were 18◦ and 35◦, respectively.
Development of an advanced Compton camera with gaseous TPC and scintillator
For AMANDA and Super-Kamiokande the mean angular resolution is δθ ∼ 2◦ or larger, hence the angular cut may be larger than what we apply.
Spectra of neutrinos from dark matter annihilations
The angular Einstein radius θE defines the angular scale for a lensing situation.
General Relativistic Theory of Light Propagation in the Field of Radiative Gravitational Multipoles
In this metric, the string behaves as a particle rotating with large angular momentum J along χ angular coordinate in S 5 .
Gauge Theories as String Theories: the First Results
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