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Angular shape   /ˈæŋgjələr ʃeɪp/   Listen
Angular shape

noun
1.
A shape having one or more sharp angles.  Synonym: angularity.






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"Angular shape" Quotes from Famous Books



... appears to consist essentially of the detritus of rocks. It is not always by any means clear through what agency the solid rock has been reduced to a granular condition; for there are beds of quartzose sand, where the sharp, angular shape of the particles renders it highly improbable that they have been formed by gradual abrasion and attrition, and where the supposition of a crushing mechanical force seems equally inadmissible. In common sand, the quartz grains are the most numerous; but this ...
— The Earth as Modified by Human Action • George P. Marsh

... over on his face and lying thus rolled from side to side as if in anguish that movement assuaged. For the first time she looked at him, turning upon him a glance of questioning anxiety. She could see his narrow, angular shape, the legs twisted, the arms bent for a pillow, upon which his head moved ...
— The Emigrant Trail • Geraldine Bonner



Words linked to "Angular shape" :   zig, bend, furcation, shape, crimp, zag, form, fold, flexure, crease, zigzag, forking, angularity, jog, plication



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