angle
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (geometry)
a. el ángulo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Every triangle has three sides and three angles.Todos los triángulos tienen tres lados y tres ángulos.
2. (perspective)
a. el ángulo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The director asked all the actors for their angles on the new changes before moving forward with the production.El director les pidió a todos los actores sus ángulos con respeto a los nuevos cambios antes de seguir con la producción.
b. la perspectiva
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Reviewing the literature from a feminist angle revealed many new insights about the work.Ver la literatura desde una perspectiva feminista desveló muchos aspectos nuevos de la obra.
c. el punto de vista
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
What is your angle on the school's decision to replace the principal?¿Cuál es tu punto de vista sobre la decisión de la escuela de reemplazar al director?
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
3. (to bias)
a. dirigir
As a journalist, you should angle your arguments towards readers with only one strict opinion on the issue.Como periodista, debes dirigir tus argumentosa lectores que solo tienen una opinión sobre el tema.
b. sesgar
Recently the media has been angling their stories to make victims appear less wholesome than they actually are.Desde hace poco, los medios han estado sesgando sus artículos para hacer que las víctimas parezcan menos íntegras de lo que en realidad son.
4. (to slant)
a. sesgar
The player angled the shot and made a goal.El jugador sesgó el tiro y marcó gol.
b. orientar (a lamp)
Can you angle the light this way so that I can see the drawing better?¿Puedes orientar la luz hacia aquí para que pueda ver el dibujo mejor?
c. dirigir (a lamp)
I angled the lamp towards the back of the room so that I could find the outlet behind the sofaDirigí la lámpara hacia el fondo del cuarto para poder ver el enchufe detrás del sofá.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
5. (to move sharply at an angle)
a. torcerse
The fox was difficult to catch because his path angled quickly from one direction to the next.El zorro fue difícil de atrapar porque su trayectoria se torcía de un lado a otro rápidamente.
6. (to fish)
a. pescar (fish)
We angled the entire evening, hoping to catch at least one trout.Pescamos toda la noche, esperando capturar al menos una trucha.
b. pescar con caña (fish)
Why don't you angle with us? It seems that fishing with only your hands would be more difficult.¿Por qué no pescas con caña con nosotros? Parece que pescar solo con las manos es más difícil.
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angle
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (mathematics)
a. el ángulo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
2. (viewpoint)
a. el ángulo m, punto de vista
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
seen from this anglevisto(a) desde este ángulo
angle bracketescuadra f (en ángulo)
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
3. (fish)
a. pescar con caña
4. (colloquial)
a.
to angle for an invitationandar a la caza or
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angle [æŋɡl]
noun
1 (Mat) (Geom) etc ángulo (m)
the sum of the angles of a triangle is 180 degrees the angle of the blade is important I needed a low-angle shot of the soldiers coming right into the camera
at an angle of 80 degreesat an 80 degree angle con un ángulo de 80 grados
an iron bar stuck out at an angle una barra de hierro sobresalía formando un ángulo; he wore his hat at an angle llevaba el sombrero ladeado; llevaba el sombrero hacía un lado; hold the knife at an angle coge el cuchillo inclinado; cut the bread at an angle corte el pan en diagonal
to cut a pipe at an angle the helicopter came in at a low angle the wall is at a slight angle the rain came at a sharp angle, low and fast the head was lying over at an unnatural angle the tree was leaning at a low angle from the ground the wing was set at a high angle of incidence when the plane is flying at high angles the earth's axis inclines at an angle of 23.5 degrees when the pile is four to five feet high, finish it off /with sides sloping at an angle of 70 degrees/ the plane can dive bomb at an angle of 70 degrees the courtyard thus formed was further enclosed by the ends of the two wings, which turned inward at an angle of forty-five degrees
to be at an angle to sth formar ángulo con algo
the building stands at an angle to the street
to look at a building from a different angle contemplar un edificio desde otro ángulo
photographed from a low angle fotografiado desde un ángulo inferior
we had to do the scene over and over again, /from different angles/ a Maryland estate which from certain angles bore an unmistakable resemblance to Hepburn's family manse
a high-/low-angle shot (Fot) una toma desde un ángulo superior/inferior
angle of approach (Aer) ángulo (m) de aterrizaje
the helicopter changed its angle of approach it came in at a suicidal angle of approach
angle of climb (Aer) ángulo (m) de subida
the F-15e held a forty-degree angle of climb and just kept accelerating
2 (point of view) punto (m) de vista
what's your angle on this? ¿cuál es tu punto de vista al respecto?; ¿tú qué opinas de esto?; from the parents' angle desde el punto de vista or la perspectiva de los padres
I was supposed to provide the woman's angle on the story What's your angle on capital punishment? he has a different angle on it lo ve desde una perspectiva diferente
(aspect) componente (m)
the director decided to play down the love angle el director decidió restar importancia al componente amoroso
there must be human-interest angle to this story
(focus) perspectiva (f); ángulo (m)
she tried to persuade reporters to take a different angle
to look at sth from a different angle enfocar algo desde otra perspectiva or desde otro ángulo
to look at a problem from all angles estudiar un problema desde todas las perspectivas; estudiar un problema desde todos los ángulos or puntos de vista
this article gives a new angle on the question este artículo da un nuevo enfoque a la cuestión
that's a new angle to the problem he had no ideas for any fresh angles to explore
transitive verb
1 [+object] orientar; (Dep) [+shot] sesgar; ladear
he angled the lamp towards his desk orientó la luz de la lámpara hacia la mesa
she angled the chair away from the fire
an angled header un cabezazo sesgado or ladeado or de lado
a mirror angled over the bed the camera can be rotated and angled you can open the slats for a bright light or angle them for more shade carefully angling her wooden stick so the ice cream wouldn't drip /my head was angled in that direction/ and I could watch him David Auld scored their equalizer with an angled shot she angled her return across the court he would surely have scored from Deane's low angled cross
2 (aim) dirigir
this article is angled towards non-specialists este artículo va dirigido al lector no especializado
(bias) sesgar
the report was angled so as to present them in a bad light el informe estaba sesgado de forma que daba una mala impresión de ellos
intransitive verb
(turn) desviarse; torcerse
the path angled sharply to the left el camino se desviaba or torcía de pronto hacia la izquierda
the right thumb is on top of the club, angling toward the right shoulder he angled away from the river, guiding the horse beside a field
modifier
angle bracket (n) (support) escuadra (f)
we used angle brackets to support the shelves
(Tip) corchete (m) agudo
angle iron (n) (Constr) hierro (m) angular
angle [æŋɡl]
intransitive verb
1 (fish) pescar (con caña)
we spent the whole day angling
to angle for trout pescar truchas
2
to angle for sth (gen) andar buscando algo; (for votes, for job) andar a la caza de algo; he's just angling for sympathy solo anda buscando compasión
to angle for sb's attention to angle for compliments they are angling for the protest vote an ambitious fast-tracker, widely thought to be angling for the presidency of CBS News
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right angle
el ángulo recto
camera angle
ángulo de la cámera
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