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Definition of the noun acute angle

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noun

  1. an angle less than 90 degrees but more than 0 degrees
    • lexical domain: Shapes - nouns denoting two and three dimensional shapes
    • more generic term: oblique angle = an angle that is not a right angle or a multiple of a right angle

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Google previewIconographic Encyclopaedia of Science, Literature, and Art (1852)

by Johann Georg Heck

Here the side opposite an acute angle, as abc or m, divided by the hypothenuse, as —r , is called the sine of that angle, likewise the cosine of the other acute angle, bac or n; 2, the side opposite an acute angle, abc, divided by the other short ...

Google previewThe Popular Encyclopedia (1862)

Or, Conversations Lexicon

An acute angle, A B C, fig. 8, is less than a right angle. An obtuse angle, ABC, fig. 9, is greater than a right angle. Superficies or surfaces are either plane or curved. A plane superficies, or a plane, is that in which, if any two points be taken, the ...

Google previewThe London encyclopaedia, or, Universal dictionary of science, art, literature, and practical mechanics, by the orig. ed. of the Encyclopaedia metropolitana [T. Curtis].

by Thomas Curtis (of Grove house sch, Islington)

But they found that, if more were added, it would be necessary to tell the strokes one by one; they therefore expressed five by joining two strokes together in an acute angle, thus, V, which is the more probable, as the progression of the Roman ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Imaging (2008)

by Albert L. Baert

lesion, found in rapidly growing lesions that penetrate through the cortex causing separation of the periosteum and formation of lamellated new bone, once the periosteum elevates to a significant degree, it can break forming an acute angle.

Google previewMaths Dictionary (1999)

by Steve Mills, Hilary Koll

An acute angle is a turn that is less than 90° (90 degrees). \ acute angle acute angle 90°. addition. Addition is finding the total of two or more numbers. We use the plus sign (+) when we add numbers together. adjacent. Adjacent ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Britannica, Or a Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Miscellaneous Literature (1810)

And the procefs may be repeated for a rhombus whose acute angle is oneeighth, one-fixteenth, &c. of a right angle; that is, any portion of a right angle that is produced by continual bifećtion. Two forces, forming the fides of fuch a rhombus, ...

Google previewThe universal etymological English dictionary (1731)

by Nathan Bailey

An Acute ANGLE [Geo- metry] is an angle that is less than a right angle, or than 90 degrees, as in the figure, and is so called, because the angular point is sharp. An Obtuse ANGLE s Geometry] is one which has its angular point blunt or broad, ...

Google previewThe new universal English dictionary. Buchanan (1760)

by Nathan Bailey

An Acute ANGLE {Geometry) is an angle that is less than a right angle, or than 90 degrees, as in the figure, and is lo called, because the angular point is sharp.

Google previewRudimentary Dictionary of Terms Used in Architecture Civil, Architecture Naval ... (1860)

An acute angle is less than a right angle. An obtuse angle is greater than a right ...

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