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angle for something

 
1. Lit. to fish for something, as with a fishhook and line. Fred was angling for a big bass. lam angling for whatever I can catch.
2. Fig. to scheme or plan to get something; to "fish" for something. She is just angling for a larger settlement from her former employer. Are you angling for a raise in pay?
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angle for something

to try to get or achieve something in an indirect way He's working as a consultant with several companies that are angling for business in Hong Kong.
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With an improved geometry approaching 4[pi] solid angle for proton detection we expect to improve the observed rate of electron-proton coincidence detection by two orders of magnitude [9].
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It shows the calculated fraction of the maximum flow rate over the rotor wing per unit length, as a function of rotor wing helix angle for a fixed rotor speed, wing length, lead angle and land width.
The high approach angle for the distributive wing is expected to yield a smaller pool size, reduced pressure generation and higher axial material flow.
Good pitchers establish a consistent arm angle for their fastball, curve (slider), and change-up to prevent the batters from reading the pitch by its angle of release.
Under the assumption that this cannot be achieved for most applications, the correct measurements are those obtained on the virgin or initial field sweep with the specimen held at a fixed angle for the entire curve.
Opportunity Search (NASDAQ:USOS) announced today that its Spintech technology subsidiary has formally filed for FDA approval to market an advanced splatter proof prophy angle for the dental office, and that the University of Southern California has agreed to perform clinical trials on its new, patented "painless injection" Wand product.
But the changes will not violate the basic idea of giving the most skilled player priority over the lesser-skilled player and the player with the best angle for the ball the priority over the player with the poorer angle.
Unlike most receivers, the WR must keep his inside leg back in order to get a better angle for his inside-out leverage blocking (described later on).