obtuse

Pronunciación /əbˈt(j)us//əbˈtjuːs//ɑbˈt(j)us/

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Matemáticas
(angle) obtuso
• 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.
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(stupid)
obtuso
• 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.