Associations to the word «Angular»


ANGULAR, adjective. Relating to an angle or angles; having an angle or angles; forming an angle or corner; sharp-cornered; pointed; as in, an angular figure.
ANGULAR, adjective. Measured by an angle; as in, angular distance.
ANGULAR, adjective. Lean, lank, rawboned.
ANGULAR, adjective. Ungraceful.
ANGULAR, adjective. (figuratively) Sharp and stiff in character
ANGULAR, noun. (anatomy) A bone in the base of the lower jaw of many birds, reptiles, and fishes.
ANGULAR ACCELERATION, noun. (classical mechanics) The rate of change of angular velocity, often represented by α.
ANGULAR FREQUENCY, noun. (physics) (fluid dynamics) A scalar measure of rate of rotation
ANGULAR HARP, noun. Synonym of angle harp.
ANGULAR HARPS, noun. Plural of angular harp
ANGULAR MIL, noun. (military) A unit of angular measurement equal to 1/6400 of a complete circle. At 1000 metres one mil subtends about one metre (~0,98 m). Also 1/6000 and 1/6300 are used in other countries.
ANGULAR MOMENTUM, noun. (physics) The vector product that describes the rotary inertia of a system about an axis and is conserved in a closed system. For an isolated rigid body, it is a measure of the extent to which an object will continue to rotate in the absence of an applied torque.
ANGULAR UNCONFORMITIES, noun. Plural of angular unconformity
ANGULAR UNCONFORMITY, noun. (geology) A type of unconformity in which a sedimentary stratum is deposited on top of another stratum that has been significantly tilted and subsequently eroded flat.
ANGULAR VELOCITIES, noun. Plural of angular velocity
ANGULAR VELOCITY, noun. (mathematics) (physics) The angle turned, in a given time, by a body rotating about an axis; the rate of rotation through an angle.

Dictionary definition

ANGULAR, adjective. Measured by an angle or by the rate of change of an angle; "angular momentum".
ANGULAR, adjective. Having angles or an angular shape.

Wise words

Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.
William Butler Yeats