Definition of Angularity

1. Noun. A shape having one or more sharp angles.

Exact synonyms: Angular Shape
Generic synonyms: Form, Shape
Specialized synonyms: Forking, Furcation, Jog, Zag, Zig, Zigzag, Bend, Crease, Crimp, Flexure, Fold, Plication
Derivative terms: Angular

2. Noun. The property possessed by a shape that has angles.
Generic synonyms: Configuration, Conformation, Contour, Form, Shape
Specialized synonyms: Oblongness, Rectangularity, Triangularity
Derivative terms: Angular
Antonyms: Roundness

Definition of Angularity

1. n. The quality or state of being angular; angularness.

Definition of Angularity

1. Noun. The property or characteristic of possessing angles. ¹

2. Noun. A sharp point or angle. ¹

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Definition of Angularity

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Angularity

angular distance
angular frequency
angular methyl
angular mil
angular momentum
angular notch
angular position
angular shape
angular spine
angular stomatitis
angular unit
angular vein
angular velocities
angular velocity
angularity (current term)

Literary usage of Angularity

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Elements of Heat-power Engineering by Clarence Floyd Hirshfeld, William Nichols Barnard (1915)
"The distance A A' is the " distortion due to the angularity of the rod " and is ... The angularity of the eccentric rod can be neglected in most (-aM-s, ..."

2. Maintenance of Way and Structures by William Clyde Willard (1915)
"The angularity of the main rod. 3. Irregularities existing in the track. ... By angularity of main rod is meant the greatest angle made by this rod to the ..."

3. Steam-engine Design: For the Use of Mechanical Engineers, Students, and by Jay Manuel Whitham (1889)
"Crank-effort for a Varying Piston-pressure, Neglecting the angularity of the Connecting-rod.—Let abed in Fig. 98 represent the diagram of piston-pressures. ..."

4. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"... combinai with angularity of drapery, and some awkwardness of attitude, in a full length portrait couple at the National Gallery (1434), in which a rare ..."

5. Slide Valve Gears: An Explanation of the Action and Construction of Plain by Frederick Arthur Halsey (1908)
"*THE angularity OF THE ECCENTRIC ROD. Thus far in Part II the influence of the angular vibration of both connecting and eccentric rods has been ignored. ..."

6. Steam-engine Design: For the Use of Mechanical Engineers, Students, and by Jay Manuel Whitham (1889)
"Crank-effort for Uniform Piston-pressure, Neglecting the angularity of the ... When we neglect the angularity of the connecting-rod, the effort on the ..."

7. Steel Rails: Their History, Properties, Strength and Manufacture, with Notes by William Hamilton Sellew (1913)
"EFFECT OF EXCESS BALANCE AND angularity OF MAIN ROD 9O I6O 27O 36O, ... MM Assn.) The effect of the excess balance and the angularity of the main rod can be ..."

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