angle at (something)

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angle at (something)

To plan or scheme to get or achieve something; to try to get something in an indirect or roundabout way. (Usually used in the continuous tense.) We've been angling at securing a contract with a major development company from the Middle East for the last few months. What exactly are you angling at? If it's a pay raise, you can just forget about it.
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Now he looks set to face Angle at WrestleMania 35, after being name-dropped by the veteran last week, and then taking to social media to challenge the great.
Students should recall what the angle at the centre, [angle]AOB, is.
Launch angles are calculated by the vertical angle at which the baseball leaves a hitter's bat.
Coconut oil exhibited a rapid change in contact angle at high temperatures, due to the intermolecular force in lauric acid.
Contact angle at unsaturated conditions should be considered because aquifer formation is not saturated when C[O.sub.2] is introduced into storage sites.
The most important factors are: the weight of the ball, the speed at which the ball is launched by the player and the angle at which it is launched.
MANY high-scoring amateurs give little thought to their angle of attack, the angle at which the club head approaches the golf ball just before impact.
Scheideman et al19 and Fitzgerald et al14 conducted longitudinal studies and reported a normal mean nasolabial angle at 111.4deg with a small decrease in this angle expected with age, primarily because of the downward growth of the nose.
The goal angle [theta] is then the angle at the circumference of the circle subtended by the goalmouth chord AB.
Let us calculate the angle at A= (cos([phi]/2), -sin([phi]/2),0) under the case that z[is greater than or equal to]0.
Both of the resonator samples showed exactly the same values for the three resonant peaks observed in the angular plots of the transmission ratio: the lowest resonant angle at about 4.5[degrees] named subcritical resonance, the middle at about 6.8 degrees as transcritical, and the remaining at about 9[degrees] as supercritical, as compared to the parallel spin critical angle for total reflection being 6.32[degrees].
The grind angle at the extreme tip of the blade and the width (thickness) of the blade portion that actually projects into a moving web require consideration.
When the assistant principal held the angle at the vertex, the students saw the letter V.
angle at various Ti[O.sub.2] loadings for one of our materials.