Seek something desired by indirectly prompting someone to offer it
Ralph had begun to angle for an invitation
her husband was angling to get into the Cabinet
the space between two lines or planes that intersect; the inclination of one line to another; measured in degrees or radians
move or proceed at an angle; "he angled his way into the room"
lean: to incline or bend from a vertical position; "She leaned over the banister"
slant: a biased way of looking at or presenting something
a member of a Germanic people who conquered England and merged with the Saxons and Jutes to become Anglo-Saxons
fish: seek indirectly; "fish for compliments"
In geometry, an angle is the figure formed by two rays sharing a common endpoint, called the vertex of the angle. ...
The angles are the four Cardinal points of an astrological chart: the Ascendant, the Midheaven, the Descendant and the Imum Coeli.
Pickett's Charge was an infantry assault ordered by Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee against Maj. Gen. George G. Meade's Union positions on Cemetery Ridge on July 3, 1863, the last day of the Battle of Gettysburg during the American Civil War. ...
Professional wrestling has accrued a considerable amount of slang, in-references, and jargon. Much of it stems from the industry's origins in the days of carnivals and circuses, and the slang itself is often referred to as "carny talk. ...
The angle of a rib(a.k.a costal angle) may both refer to the bending part of it, and a prominent line in this area, a little in front of the tubercle.
An Angle was an indie rock band from Sacramento, California. At the center of this group was singer-songwriter Kris Anaya. The band was signed to Drive-Thru Records. ...
A figure formed by two rays which start from a common point (a plane angle) or by three planes that intersect (a solid angle); The measure of such a figure. ...
Gaining angles on a dogfight opponent involves maneuvering for a shot from astern. The ultimate in an angles fight is an angle of zero straight up the enemy’s tailpipe.
(Angles) L-shaped steel member used either as a duct flange or as the fastening member of an expansion joint used for bolting or welding the joint to the mating flange surface of the ductwork or adjacent equipment
(Angles) Using key factors from previous events to predict the results for future outcomes.
The angles are the first, fourth, seventh and tenth house cusps, the cardinal points of the zodiac. These points are considered the most sensitive points of the chart.
The usual angles that are referred to in frame design are the head-tube (or fork) angle and the seat-tube angle. These angles are usually measured with reference to the horizontal. The typical range is from 68 to 75 degrees. ...
(Angles) predicting the results of future outcomes using past information.
(Angles) A Northern European people from the Jutland peninsula speaking a West Germanic dialect of the proto-English type; known to themselves as "Engle". They gave their name to the English language.
(Angles) Corner pieces, normally 90 or 45 degrees. Used to change direction of the gutter
(Angles) People sitting at certain position in the audience can see the secret.
(Angles) Scenes that make up a movie may be shot from multiple camera angles, each providing a unique perspective of the program. DVD will allow, at the director's discretion, up to nine different camera angles to be recorded on a disc, enabling the viewer to select the angle they desire. ...
(Angles) Situational trends in sports teams or leagues – “I’m sure to win; I’m betting on the angles.”
(Angles) The corners of magic equipment. Cabinet with pointy corners are said to have "good angles," but, conversely, cards with pointy corners have "bad angles."