obtuse triangle

obtuse triangle
noun
a triangle that contains an obtuse interior angle
Hypernyms: ↑triangle, ↑trigon, ↑trilateral

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Geom.
a triangle with one obtuse angle. See diag. under triangle.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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