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Definition of "angulate" [an•gu•late]

  • Having angles or an angular shape. (adjective)
  • To make or become angular. (verb-transitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "angulate" in a sentence
  • "These include the angulate tortoise (Chersina angulata); parrot-beaked tortoise (Homopus areolatus); geometric tortoise (Psammobates geometricus, EN); and leopard tortoise (Geochelone pardalis)."
  • "So he grabs his smartphone and powers up Navizon, a system he developed that can tri-angulate his position by taking readings from Wi-Fi hot spots or cellular towers."
  • "The last whorl is acutely angulate posteriorly, and the spire is tabulated, giving to the shell a peculiar truncate appearance."