angle off

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angle off

To move at a particular angle, rather than in a straight line. You need to angle off to the left, to avoid hitting those rocks.
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angle off (to or toward something)

to turn or move toward something at an angle. The road angles off to the right. The sailboat angled off toward the direction the wind was blowing.
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I quickly crossed to the near end of the brushpile to watch it and as I did so, a second coyote jumped from farther out in the stubble and the two angled off to the southwest, running parallel courses.
But Massaro saved the first with a fierce boast, angled off the forehand side wall, and the second with a tight wall-clinging backhand drive.
There is a long central back bone to the house and the two main reception rooms and a bedroom are angled off it with glazed doors leading to the brick and gravel terraces.
It's like drilling a hole in a board at two angles, each along the X and Y axis angled off the Z axis.
We are merely told that common design elements include bands of vertical or horizontal zigzags, triangles, diamonds, crossed lines, a serrated design angled off of slanted lines, and combinations of these elements (39).
Reliever John Birtwell plunked talented center fielder Rich Giannotti with a fastball that angled off the Nashua hitter's forearm before striking him in the face.
The UFO angled off to the port side and a huge wake turbulence was experienced as the aircraft was violently shaken.
When the rain relented Shaun Pollock prised out Marcus Trescothick with a delivery that angled off an edge to Kallis at second slip and Makhaya Ntini profited from Geraint Jones' attempted pull which looped to mid-on - but the rain prevented any further play.
As the pace, 1:09 1/5 for 6 furlongs and 1:33 3/5 for a mile, took its toll on the overwhelming, 1-10 favorite, Dare and Go and jockey Alex Solis angled off the rail in fourth and rocketed into the picture on the outside.
The unit features a modified racetrack layout, with aisles angled off a central point and clearly separated departments to create the effect of stores within a store.
When we left the truck that morning, we angled off from each other over a sprawl of high ground cut by wide, deeper-than-normal swales that joined in the distance as the ground sloped down to an old watercourse.
When the rain relented Pollock prised out Trescothick with a delivery that angled off an edge to Kallis at second slip and Makhaya Ntini profited from Geraint Jones' attempted pull which looped to mid-on.
Shaun Pollock prised out Marcus Trescothick with a delivery that angled off an edge to Kallis at second slip, and Makhaya Ntini profited from Geraint Jones' attempted pull which looped to mid-on - but the rain won out.