obtuse angle


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obtuse angle

[äb′tüs ′aŋ·gəl]
(mathematics)
An angle of more than 90° and less than 180°.
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The angle was an obtuse angle, and I remember thinking as I woke, that had he made it an acute or right angle I should have both suffered and `seen' still more and probably should have died.
The lamination occurs with a laminating roll at an obtuse angle to avoid air intake (figure 4).
A third, smaller part containing classrooms and a gymnasium meets the ancillary link at an obtuse angle.
One satisfied by a definition like this is hypnotized by a typical case, where two streets meet at an angle of more or less ninety degrees, and consequently ignores the case in which they meet at an extremely obtuse angle.
Moreover, the press standstill times are minimized because the acceleration (referred to the gripper) is lower with an obtuse angle between the two main elements than if the latter are in an extended position, while the effective velocity or distance component is greater.
Pronotum short and narrow, collarlike, twice as long as vertex in midline; median carina distinct and complete; intermedian carinae corrugated and curving into posterior margin which is concave in obtuse angle.
Epicnemium with completely or nearly completely delimiting carina, with large, deep depression anteriorly; two acetabular carinae meeting in medioventral carina to form obtuse angle (Figs.
With the Sun continuing at a rather obtuse angle with Uranus, the suggestion is that you'll be happiest with others.
But I rang her later and said, 'Kylie, I know this is coming from a bit of an obtuse angle but do you fancy a good sex session tonight?