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angle forTo try to obtain something by subtle indirect means. Political manoeuvres, suggestion, etc.Rate it:

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angle for farthingsTo beg out of a prison window with a cap, or box, let down at the end of a long string.Rate it:

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angle of attackUsed other than as an idiom: see angle, attack.Rate it:

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angle of attackThe angle between the chord line of an airfoil and the airflow over it; one of the determiners of the amount of lift produced by an airfoil.Rate it:

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angle of attackThe angle between a mid-sail and the direction of the wind.Rate it:

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come to it from another angleHey, Gary, we've followed the manufacturer's instructions from the manual.Rate it:

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chip shotA takeout shot aimed at hitting a rock at an angle.Rate it:

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facts on the groundA euphemism, similar to fait accompli, used as an oblique way of saying that discussions over the possession of a given piece of territory has been rendered moot by the presence of military forces.Rate it:

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go largeTo have the wind at such an angle to the sail that the vessel gains its highest speed.Rate it:

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knife-edgeA piece of steel sharpened to an acute edge or angle, and resting on a smooth surface, serving as the axis of motion of a pendulum, scale beam, or other piece required to oscillate with the least possible friction.Rate it:

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open bookAn inside angle in the rock.Rate it:

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來看to view it from the angle of...; considering the...; in terms ofRate it:

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