obtuse-angle

obtuse angle

noun
an angle greater than 90° but less than 180°.

Origin:
1560–70

obtuse-angled, obtuse-angular [uhb-toos-ang-gyuh-ler, -tyoos] , adjective
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obtuse angle   (ŏb-ts')  Pronunciation Key 
An angle whose measure is between 90° and 180°. Compare acute angle.
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obtuse angle definition


An angle that measures more than 90 degrees but less than 180 degrees. (Compare acute angle and right angle.)

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