Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Having sharp or acute angles, or angles less than right angles.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Having acute angles.

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  • adjective geometry Of a triangle, having three acute angles.

Etymologies

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acute angle +‎ -ed

Examples

  • The hook, merely a hollow and acute-angled triangle of sheet-copper floating on

    CHAPTER XLVII

  • "It can't be done," was Charley Drexel's quick judgment of youth, as the machine stopped and they surveyed the acute-angled turn on the stiff up-grade of Aliso.

    WHOSE BUSINESS IS TO LIVE

  • Squared fenders, a stout body, everything acute-angled off, vault-like, it was made to convey the impression of invincibility, of a moving fortress atop the upgraded shocks and suspension.

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  • Squared fenders, a stout body, everything acute-angled off, vault-like, it was made to convey the impression of invincibility, of a moving fortress atop the upgraded shocks and suspension.

    A Bob Lee Swagger eBook Boxed Set

  • Squared fenders, a stout body, everything acute-angled off, vault-like, it was made to convey the impression of invincibility, of a moving fortress atop the upgraded shocks and suspension.

    A Bob Lee Swagger eBook Boxed Set

  • If you climb architect Mario Botta's fascinating set of stairs, you end up facing a prismatic tunnel made of hundreds of acute-angled triangles, each formed from transparent, mirrored or opaque acrylic and fitted precisely into a frame of 35 identical accordion-folded arches.

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  • Had the acute-angled rabble been all, without exception, absolutely destitute of hope and of ambition, they might have found leaders in some of their many seditious outbreaks, so able as to render their superior numbers and strength too much even for the wisdom of the Circles.

    Flatland: a romance of many dimensions

  • Long practice and training, begun in the schools and continued in the experience of daily life, enable us to discriminate at once by the sense of touch, between the angles of an equal-sided Triangle, Square, and Pentagon; and I need not say that the brainless vertex of an acute-angled Isosceles is obvious to the dullest touch.

    Flatland: a romance of many dimensions

  • The other blade, carefully weakened with an acute-angled cut so it would snap to a sharp point, did not bend at all.

    The Wizard Of Karres

  • Here the sea made a decided indentation on the coast; it ran up in an acute-angled triangle till its apex coincided with the very spot upon which Madrid had stood.

    Off on a Comet

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