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 for angular
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Angular \An"gu*lar\, n. (Anat.)
     A bone in the base of the lower jaw of many birds, reptiles,
     and fishes.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Angular \An"gu*lar\, a. [L. angularis, fr. angulus angle,
     corner. See Angle.]
     1. Relating to an angle or to angles; having an angle or
        angles; forming an angle or corner; sharp-cornered;
        pointed; as, an angular figure.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. Measured by an angle; as, angular distance.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     3. Fig.: Lean; lank; raw-boned; ungraceful; sharp and stiff
        in character; as, remarkably angular in his habits and
        appearance; an angular female.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     Angular aperture, Angular distance. See Aperture,
        Distance.
  
     Angular motion, the motion of a body about a fixed point or
        fixed axis, as of a planet or pendulum. It is equal to the
        angle passed over at the point or axis by a line drawn to
        the body.
  
     Angular point, the point at which the sides of the angle
        meet; the vertex.
  
     Angular velocity, the ratio of anuglar motion to the time
        employed in describing.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  angular
      adj 1: measured by an angle or by the rate of change of an
             angle; "angular momentum"
      2: having angles or an angular shape [syn: angular,
         angulate] [ant: rounded]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  42 Moby Thesaurus words for "angular":
     V-shaped, Y-shaped, akimbo, bent, bony, cornered, crooked,
     crotched, crude, forked, furcal, furcate, gaunt, geniculate,
     geniculated, hooked, jagged, knee-shaped, lank, lanky, pointed,
     raw, rawboned, rough, roughhewn, rude, saw-toothed, sawtooth,
     scraggy, scrawny, serrate, sharp, sharp-cornered, skinny, spare,
     undressed, unfashioned, unfinished, unpolished, unworked, weedy,
     zigzag
  
  

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