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Definition of the noun acute angle

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  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 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 previewA Dictionary of Ophthalmology (2017)

by Robert Barry, Alastair Denniston

The target is to reduce the intraocular pressure to 'safe' levels before progressive and irreversible optic neuropathy (*acute angle closure glaucoma) occurs. Treatment may include all or any of oral medication, topical therapy (drops), laser , ...

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 ...

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