Webster's Dictionary, 1913

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Angular adjective [ Latin angularis , from 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.

2. Measured by an angle; as, angular distance.

3. Fig.: Lean; lank; raw-boned; ungraceful; sharp and stiff in character; as, remarkably angular in his habits and appearance; an angular female.

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.

Angular noun (Anat.) A bone in the base of the lower jaw of many birds, reptiles, and fishes.

Angularity noun The quality or state of being angular; angularness.

Angularly adverb In an angular manner; with of at angles or corners. B. Jonson.

Angularness noun The quality of being angular.

Angulate transitive verb To make angular.

Angulate, Angulated adjective [ Latin angulatus , past participle of angulare to make angular.] Having angles or corners; angled; as, angulate leaves.

Angulation noun A making angular; angular formation. Huxley.

Angulo-dentate adjective . [ Latin angulus angle + dens , dentis , tooth.] (Botany) Angularly toothed, as certain leaves.

Angulometer noun [ Latin angulus angle + -meter .] An instrument for measuring external angles.

Angulose adjective Angulous. [ R.]

Angulosity noun A state of being angulous or angular. [ Obsolete]

Angulous adjective [ Latin angulosus : confer French anguleux .] Angular; having corners; hooked. [ R.]

Held together by hooks and angulous involutions.

Angust adjective [ Latin angustus . See Anguish .] Narrow; strait. [ Obsolete]

Angustate adjective [ Latin angustatus , past participle of angustare to make narrow.] Narrowed.

Angustation noun The act of making narrow; a straitening or contacting. Wiseman.

Angusticlave (ăn*gŭs"tĭ*klāv) noun [ Latin angustus narrow + clavus a nail, a stripe.] (Rom. Antiq.) A narrow stripe of purple worn by the equites on each side of the tunic as a sign of rank.

Angustifoliate (ăn*gŭs`tĭ*fō"lĭ*at), An*gus`ti*fo"li*ous (ăn*gŭs`tĭ*fō"lĭ*ŭs) adjective [ Latin angustus narrow (see Anguish ) + folium leaf.] (Botany) Having narrow leaves. Wright.

Angustura bark See Angostura bark .

Angwantibo noun (Zoology) A small lemuroid mammal ( Arctocebus Calabarensis ) of Africa. It has only a rudimentary tail.

Anhang transitive verb [ Anglo-Saxon onhangian .] To hang. [ Obsolete] Chaucer.

Anharmonic adjective [ French anharmonique , from Greek 'an priv. + ... harmonic.] (Math.) Not harmonic.

The anharmonic function or ratio of four points abcd on a straight line is the quantity ( ac/ad ):( bc/bd ), where the segments are to be regarded as plus or minus, according to the order of the letters.

Anhelation noun [ Latin anhelatio , from anhelare to pant; an (perh. akin to English on ) + halare to breathe: confer French anhélation .] Short and rapid breathing; a panting; asthma. Glanvill.

Anhele intransitive verb [ Confer Old French aneler , anheler . See Anhelation .] To pant; to be breathlessly anxious or eager ( for ). [ Obsolete]

They anhele . . . for the fruit of our convocation.

Anhelose adjective Anhelous; panting. [ R.]

Anhelous adjective [ Latin anhelus .] Short of breath; panting.

Anhima noun [ Brazilian name.] A South American aquatic bird; the horned screamer or kamichi ( Palamedea cornuta ). See Kamichi .

Anhinga noun [ Portuguese ] (Zoology) An aquatic bird of the southern United States ( Platus anhinga ); the darter, or snakebird.

Anhistous adjective [ Greek 'an priv. + "isto`s web, tissue: confer French anhiste .] (Biol.) Without definite structure; as, an anhistous membrane.

Anhungered adjective Ahungered; longing. [ Archaic]

Anhydride noun [ See Anhydrous .] (Chemistry) An oxide of a nonmetallic body or an organic radical, capable of forming an acid by uniting with the elements of water; -- so called because it may be formed from an acid by the abstraction of water.

Anhydrite noun [ See Anhydrous .] (Min.) A mineral of a white or a slightly bluish color, usually massive. It is anhydrous sulphate of lime, and differs from gypsum in not containing water (whence the name).

Anhydrous adjective [ Greek ... wanting water; 'an priv. + "y`dwr water.] Destitute of water; as, anhydrous salts or acids.

Ani or A"no noun [ Native name.] (Zoology) A black bird of tropical America, the West Indies and Florida ( Crotophaga ani ), allied to the cuckoos, and remarkable for communistic nesting.

Anicut An"ni*cut noun [ Tamil anai kattu dam building.] A dam or mole made in the course of a stream for the purpose of regulating the flow of a system of irrigation. [ India] Brande & C.

Anidiomatical adjective [ Greek 'an priv. + English idiomatical .] Not idiomatic. [ R.] Landor.

Anient, Anientise transitive verb [ Old French anientir , French anéantir .] To frustrate; to bring to naught; to annihilate. [ Obsolete] Chaucer.

Anigh preposition & adverb [ Prefix a- + nigh .] Nigh. [ Archaic]

Anight, Anights adverb [ Middle English on niht .] In the night time; at night. [ Archaic]

Does he hawk anights still?

Anil noun [ French anil , Spanish anīl , or Portuguese anil ; all from Arabic an-nīl , for al-nīl the indigo plant, from Sanskrit nīla dark blue, nīlī indigo, indigo plant. Confer Lilac .] (Botany) A West Indian plant ( Indigofera anil ), one of the original sources of indigo; also, the indigo dye.

Anile adjective [ Latin anilis , from anus an old woman.] Old-womanish; imbecile. " Anile ideas." Walpole.

Anileness noun Anility. [ R.]

Anilic adjective (Chemistry) Pertaining to, or obtained from, anil; indigotic; -- applied to an acid formed by the action of nitric acid on indigo. [ R.]

Anilide noun (Chemistry) One of a class of compounds which may be regarded as amides in which more or less of the hydrogen has been replaced by phenyl.

Aniline noun [ See Anil .] (Chemistry) An organic base belonging to the phenylamines. It may be regarded as ammonia in which one hydrogen atom has been replaced by the radical phenyl. It is a colorless, oily liquid, originally obtained from indigo by distillation, but now largely manufactured from coal tar or nitrobenzene as a base from which many brilliant dyes are made.

Aniline adjective Made from, or of the nature of, aniline.

Anilinism noun [ Aniline + -ism .] (Medicine) A disease due to inhaling the poisonous fumes present in the manufacture of aniline.

Anility noun [ Latin anilitas . See Anile .] The state of being and old woman; old-womanishness; dotage. "Marks of anility ." Sterne.

Animadversal noun The faculty of perceiving; a percipient. [ Obsolete] Dr. H. More.

Animadversion noun [ Latin animadversio , from animadvertere : confer French animadversion . See Animadvert .]
1. The act or power of perceiving or taking notice; direct or simple perception. [ Obsolete]

The soul is the sole percipient which hath animadversion and sense, properly so called.

2. Monition; warning. [ Obsolete] Clarendon.

3. Remarks by way of criticism and usually of censure; adverse criticism; reproof; blame.

He dismissed their commissioners with severe and sharp animadversions .

4. Judicial cognizance of an offense; chastisement; punishment. [ Archaic] "Divine animadversions." Wesley.

Syn. -- Stricture; criticism; censure; reproof; blame; comment.