I. verb — [with obj.] 1.
‹technical› hold, bend, or distort (a part of the body) so as to form an angle or angles.(as adj. angulated)
• the hindquarters are more strongly angulated than the forequarters.
[Skiing] incline (the upper body) sideways and outwards during a turn.
• one of the hardest principles for a beginning skier to grasp is the necessity to angulate the upper half of the body.
• [no obj.]
you need to angulate slightly with the knees.
II. derivatives angulation /ˌaŋɡjʊˈleɪʃ(ə)n / noun
– origin late 15th cent. (as angulated, used chiefly as a botanical or zoological term): from Latin angulatus, past participle of angulare, from angulus ‘angle’. The skiing term dates from the 1970s.