Definition of Obtuse. Meaning of Obtuse. Synonyms of Obtuse

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Definition of Obtuse

Obtuse
Obtuse Ob*tuse" a. [Compar. Obtuser; superl. Obtusest.] [L. obtusus, p. p. of obtundere to blunt: cf. F. obtus. See Obtund.] 1. Not pointed or acute; blunt; -- applied esp. to angles greater than a right angle, or containing more than ninety degrees. 2. Not having acute sensibility or perceptions; dull; stupid; as, obtuse senses. --Milton. 3. Dull; deadened; as, obtuse sound. --Johnson.

Meaning of Obtuse from wikipedia

- Obtuse may refer to: Obtuse angle, an angle of between 90 and 180 degrees Obtuse triangle, a triangle with an internal angle of between 90 and 180 degrees...
- three acute angles (less than 90°). An obtuse triangle (or obtuse-angled triangle) is a triangle with one obtuse angle (greater than 90°) and two acute...
- The obtuse barracuda, Sphyraena obtusata, a barracuda of the family Sphyraenidae, is found in tropical oceans around the world. Its length is up to 55 cm...
- The grave accent (`) (/ɡreɪv/ or /ɡrɑːv/) is a diacritical mark used to varying degrees in French, Dutch, Portuguese, Italian and many other western European...
- 12 In obtuse-angled triangles the square on the side subtending the obtuse angle is greater than the squares on the sides containing the obtuse angle...
- Reversed trullate, the longer sides meet at the base rather than the apex. obtuse obtusus leaf tip Blunt, forming an angle > 90°. orbicular orbicularis entire...
- always acute, so the classification of the triangle as acute, right, or obtuse depends only on the angle between its two legs. Euclid defined an isosceles...
- The left marginal artery (or obtuse marginal artery) is a branch of the cir****flex artery, originating at the left atrioventricular sulcus, traveling along...
- The left border of heart (or left margin, or obtuse margin) is shorter than the right border, full, and rounded: it is formed mainly by the left ventricle...
- Acacia obtusata, commonly known as blunt-leaf wattle or obtuse wattle, is a tree or shrub belonging to the genus Acacia and the subgenus Phyllodineae native...