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acute

1. Maths
a. (of an angle) less than 90°
b. (of a triangle) having all its interior angles less than 90°
2. of a disease
a. arising suddenly and manifesting intense severity
b. of relatively short duration
3. (of a hospital, hospital bed, or ward) intended to accommodate short-term patients with acute illnesses

acute

[ə′kyüt]
(biology)
Ending in a sharp point.
(medicine)
Referring to a disease or disorder of rapid onset, short duration, and pronounced symptoms.
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Alejandro Ferrari [1], Ivan Leibowicz [2], Joaquin Izaguirre [3], Felix Acuto [2]
We also discussed part of an extremely recent literature on the topic, focusing on the works of Acuto and Rayner (2016) and Curtis (2014, 2016), which examine the breadth of the subject within international relations by demonstrating its growing relevance, intensified by the phenomenon of globalization.
19-36; y Tom Pegram y Michele Acuto, "Global Governance in the Interregnum", Millenium, 2015.
Tommaso--ma con piu acuto senso esistenziale--anche Kierkegaard intende la volonta come 'motor omnium' e puo chiarire in un modo piu pertinente e profondo la caduta nel male e nel peccato.
We are quite wary of doing that," says Dr Michele Acuto, principal investigator for UCL's City Leadership Initiative, which is working with the UN on how to improve urban safety.
Se trata de encarar dos temas -Cupola de la catedral de Florencia y Paolo Uccello (1)-- bien diversos, en funcion del ano 1436, en que Brunelleschi culminaba -a falta de la linterna, que su autor no vera concluida- esta paradigmatica obra; es asimismo la data de la primera obra documentada de Uccelllo, el Acuto, sito precisamente en el interior del citado templo de la ciudad del Amo.
Michele Acuto, UCL s Research Director of the Department of Science, Technology, Engineering and Public Policy, notes This project responds to the growing awareness of the roles city leaders in the developed and developing world have in responding in a systematic way to sudden crises with very urban effects as with Typhoon Haiyan or the London riots.
A pesar de la relevancia historica de John Hawkwood (1320-1394), las alusiones que hace Maquiavelo de el pueden pasar inadvertidas por la sencilla razon de la dificultad de la traduccion de su nombre, y es que la manera mas comun en que los italianos lo tradujeron fue como Giovanni Acuto (tambien Acut, Auti o Aucut), lo cual pudo deberse a un intento de trascribir su apellido, es decir, de adaptarlo a la fonetica italiana; pero tambien pudo estar presente el intento de fundir la fonetica de su apellido con una calificacion de su personalidad, ya que Giovanni Acuto significa en italiano algo asi como Juan el "agudo" (Deiss, 1967; Trease, 1970).
Arguing that international relations scholars have been blinded to the importance of cities because of their traditional focus on the state, Acuto (a fellow in the Oxford Programme for the Future of Cities, U.
un punto vidi che raggiava lume acuto si, che'l viso ch'elli affoca chiuder conviensi per lo forte acume [I saw a point which radiated a light so keen that the eye on which it burns must close for its piercing power].
4 mm longae x 1 mm latae, omnes cum apice acuto margine ciliatae interdum scariosae extus 3-5 nervatae glandulatae glabrae; receptacula breviter convexa glabra.
La gestione dell'infarto miocardico acuto con sopraslivellamento del tratto ST nella regione Umbria: risultati del registro prospettico osservazionale Umbria-STEMI.