In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- The largest angle of an obtuse triangle is more than 90 degrees, and the largest angle of an acute triangle is less than 90 degrees.
- Cardinal angles distinct and obtuse with the posterior one being more obtuse than anterior one.
- Black and white with a tasteful blue cover, Smoke peers out at the capital from an obtuse angle.
- The fracture surfaces form acute and obtuse angles with the outer surface of the bone, and they exhibit no perturbations caused by split lines.
- One caveat here for the stick-right or stick-left position - be careful not to throw the dice at an obtuse angle to the back wall.
- Other relatively predictable adaptations are the development of an obtuse angle between the scapula and coracoid and the loss of the furcula.
- The ileocaecal angle is distorted and often obtuse.
- The LRF - 800's performance in the field, especially on smaller objects and those with severely obtuse angles, remains to seen.
- Saccheri proved that the hypothesis of the obtuse angle implied the fifth postulate, so obtaining a contradiction.
- I found it, I measured it, and, well, I'm sorry, people, but an obtuse angle of 134 degrees just ain't a corner.
- Flat-roofed with lots of glass and obtuse angles sticking out from the corner of a meadow, it is reminiscent of Frank Lloyd Wright designs.
- The cutting edge includes two sections which form an obtuse angle and in the area of a roof-shaped tip merge into each other.
- The rear of the craft was square so the whole thing appeared to be an obtuse triangle with the large angle at the nose.
- Walls unexpectedly meet at acute and obtuse angles rather than commonplace right angles.
- As if the obtuse angle between his thighs isn't enough, Farrell is actually leaning back in his chair.
- These students had studied different types of angles e.g., acute, straight and obtuse angles, and discussed the notion of adjacent angles.
- Anterior margin of carapace slightly acuminate with less obtuse cardinal angle than posterior margin.
- The lyrics are suitably obtuse and playful, with just the right amount of post-industrial alienation to re-awaken that eastern block new wave spirit.
- Lily wondered if he was deliberately being obtuse.
- To this end, the Peak began to ask how America could be so obtuse as to not understand the motives behind the attack.
- In the fullness of time, ninety-nine percent of the bad, ugly, stupid, obtuse, and banal remains so, and remains so unmemorable that it sinks into oblivion.
- I frowned, wondering if he was deliberately being obtuse, like I had been with him earlier.
- Mother can be a little obtuse when she chooses so I didn't shoot back sarcastically, ‘No Mother, I'm doing this out of the goodness of my heart.’
- Luskin tells Isikoff he did nothing wrong but now concedes ‘I was completely obtuse about the optics of the situation.’
- At the first obtuse fact and boring tangent, readers will ditch them.
- The mainstream media would do us a lot of good by not being obtuse about it.
- But all their early 90's radical reinvention meant was wrapping the songs in deliberately obtuse production to make it seem cutting edge.
- My friend here has made an obtuse reference to someone watching us, and to keep our eyes open.
- Young man, are you being deliberately obtuse and provocative?
- But, being rather obtuse at times, I ignored it.
- With some it's all there if you read between the lines, while others are deliberately obtuse to maintain an element of privacy.
- Those who don't get this are either sadly uninformed or deliberately obtuse.
- When I pressed her and told her of Alana's increasing concern about her eyesight, she looked at me as if I were being deliberately obtuse.
- This recording is deeply, willfully obtuse, enigmatic and difficult.
- The deadpan humour behind their stone-faced radical posturing and deliberately obtuse lyrics were certainly overlooked by many.
- The inner mysteries consist of more complex or obtuse symbolism which exists within these same stories.
- He's bipolar and I'm completely obtuse to someone's behaviour, so it's a perfect match.
- I wouldn't say these guys were necessarily trying for a hit… they're too obtuse for such a crass act.
- I have noted from reading Hansard and other reports that some members in this House are being deliberately obtuse on this matter.
- When she says Home is ‘quite difficult to describe’ because ‘it doesn't have a plot ’, McCartney isn't being awkward or obtuse, just careful.
- Also known for her potent, often obtuse poetry is Tori Amos.
- Worse again, he put together arrangements for his music which were obtuse and wilfully difficult.
- When Stephen Sondheim's Follies arrived in 1971, we critics were pretty obtuse about it.
- Really, I can't understand how Raspberry would be so obtuse to confuse cause and effect.
- Even for him, this is an especially difficult and obtuse text.
- Brad is being both condescending and obtuse - I have difficulty in seeing any evidence whatsoever of infantilism in the piece that he quotes.
- Klein was being deliberately obtuse it seems to me.
- This is not because they are obtuse or stupid or misdirected.
- What's more, it turned a difficult, obtuse administrative issue - campaign financing - into an easy-to-grasp, emotionally appealing one.
- You have to love that intentionally obtuse use of the conditional ‘in case’ - as if the Times reporter didn't really know what the real plan was.
English has borrowed many of the following foreign expressions of parting, so you’ve probably encountered some of these ways to say goodbye in other languages.
Many words formed by the addition of the suffix –ster are now obsolete - which ones are due a resurgence?
As their breed names often attest, dogs are a truly international bunch. Let’s take a look at 12 different dog breed names and their backstories.