Angulus



angulus

angulus an·gu·lus (āng’gyə-ləs)
n. pl. an·gu·li (-lī’)
An angle or a corner.
Historical Examples

angulus isosceles, or angulus quicrurus, is a triangle having equall shankes unto another.
The Way To Geometry Peter Ramus

Literally that; for the receding Porch is a deep ‘angulus,’ and its mid-pillar is the ‘Head of the Corner.’
Our Fathers Have Told Us John Ruskin

angulus contractus, A touch angle is an angle of a straight touch-line and a periphery.
The Way To Geometry Peter Ramus

Ille terrarum mihi prter omnes / angulus ridet—That nook of the world has charms for me before all else.
Dictionary of Quotations from Ancient and Modern, English and Foreign Sources James Wood

In the phrase angulus primi motus, angulus must be taken to mean angular motion.
Chaucer’s Works, Volume 3 (of 7) Geoffrey Chaucer

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