obtuse angle

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obtuse angle
Angle AOB is an obtuse angle.

obtuse angle

An angle greater than 90° and less than 180°.

obtuse′ an′gle

an angle greater than 90° but less than 180°.
ob•tuse′-an′gled, adj.

ob·tuse angle

An angle whose measure is between 90° and 180°. Compare acute angle.
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Noun1.obtuse angle - an angle between 90 and 180 degreesobtuse angle - an angle between 90 and 180 degrees
oblique angle - an angle that is not a right angle or a multiple of a right angle
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