Definition of at an angle in English:

at an angle

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  • In a direction or at an inclination markedly different from parallel, vertical, or horizontal with respect to an implicit baseline.

    ‘she wore her beret at an angle’
    • ‘an armchair was drawn up at an angle to his desk’
    • ‘The man tilted the book upwards at an angle so I couldn't see the contents and turned back the cover.’
    • ‘It would start off tilted at an angle and would gradually straighten up as the glasses filled.’
    • ‘Other versions attach to the wall or descend from the ceiling vertically or at an angle.’
    • ‘Instead, a portion of the stick slid down and tilted at an angle, like a hockey stick.’
    • ‘Rocks that lie at an angle must have been tilted after the sediments were consolidated.’
    • ‘The effect on light is the same - as it enters the glass at an angle, it bends in one direction.’
    • ‘Due to the fact that the main shaft was steeply sloping rather than vertical, the ropes were also rigged at an angle.’
    • ‘This is uncomfortable, so instead I cross my legs and face the computer at an angle.’
    • ‘I would suggest using bricks, which, if inserted at an angle, can also be very pleasing to the eye.’
    • ‘Any headstone, old or new, that moves has to be secured by having steel rods drilled through it at an angle, rooting it firmly.’
    at a slant, on the slant, not straight, sloping, slanting, slanted, slantwise, slant, oblique, leaning, inclining, inclined, angled, cambered, canted
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