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Sport DictionaryMaritime Terms
The point where two lines meet. Sometimes used as a shorter term for angle iron.
Sport DictionarySoccer Dictionary
The angle at which a player runs, sometimes applied in relation to the ball and sometimes in relation to the goal .

 
 
 
Applied to defenders, especially the goalkeeper, moving nearer to the ball in order to reduce passing or shooting angles.

 
Applied to the line of the pass, i.e. angling the ball to the right or left of a player.

 
Usually applied to supporting players moving into a position where the point of attack can be changed, thereby creating a better angle for a forward pass.

Sport DictionaryBowling Termes
The direction the ball travels when going into the 1-3 pocket (1-2 for lefties). Recent studies [see reference at end] have shown an optimum angle of 4-6 degrees; less or more angle tends to leave pins as the width of the pocket decreases.

 

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