1. 1かくど(角度)I
  1. 2 〔方形〕a square
    • にんじんを角に切る
    • dice a carrot
    • 10センチ角の柱
    • a pillar (which is) 10 by 10 centimeters square
  1. 3 〔将棋の〕a bishop
  1. 角速度 angular velocity
  1. I
  1. 1 〔物の隅の突き出た部分〕a corner,〔へり〕an edge ((of))
    • 机の角
    • the corner (s) of a desk
    • とがった岩角
    • the sharp edges of a rock
  1. 2 〔曲り角〕a corner
    • 角の本屋
    • the bookstore on the corner
    • 角を曲がる
    • turn [go around] a corner
    • 3つ目の角を左に曲がりなさい
    • Turn (to the) left at the third corner./Take the third turn [((英)) turning] to the left.
    • 角を曲がって2軒目が山田さんの家です
    • The second house around [from] the corner is Mr. Yamada's.
    • 町角に電話ボックスがある
    • There is a (public) telephone booth at [on] the corner.
  1. II 〔人を刺激するような点〕
    • 彼の言葉には角がある
    • He has a sharp tongue.
  1. 角が立つ
    • そう言っては角が立つ
    • That would 「create hard feelings [give offense].
    • せっかくの申し出を断ったら角が立つよ
    • If you decline his kind offer, you will offend him.
  1. 角が取れる
    • 角が取れた人
    • an affable person
    • 彼女は結婚してから角が取れた
    • The rough edges of her character have been rounded off since she got married.
  1. 1 〔牛・やぎなどの〕a horn; 〔しかの枝角〕an antler (▼通例複数形)
    • 角のある[ない]やぎ
    • a horned [hornless] goat
    • 子牛に角が生えてきた
    • The calf has begun to grow horns.
    • しかが角を落とした
    • The deer shed its antlers.
    • 雄牛に角で突かれて死んだ
    • He was gored to death by a bull.
  1. 2 〔形が角状のもの〕
    • かたつむりが角を出した[角を引っ込めた]
    • The snail has 「stuck out [drawn in] its horns.
  1. 角突き合わせる
    • 彼の妻と母親はいつも角突き合わせている
    • His wife and mother are 「constantly locking horns [always at odds/always quarreling] with each other.
  1. 角を折る
    • 彼はついに角を折って私たちの提案に同意した
    • He 「gave way [gave in] at last and agreed to our proposal.
  1. 角を出す[生やす]
    • 彼が遅く帰ると妻君が角を生やして玄関に立っていた
    • Coming home late, he found his wife standing at the door looking furious.
  1. 角を矯(た)めて牛を殺す ruin the whole by trying to correct a small fault
    • 中小企業をあまり締め付けると,角をためて牛を殺すことになりかねない
    • If they put too much of an economic squeeze on smaller enterprises, it may lead to the weakening of the nation's whole economy.
  1. 角細工 horn carving; 〔細工品〕a carved horn