Sharp at the end; ending in a sharp point; pointed; -- opposed to blunt or obtuse; as, an acute angle; an acute leaf.
Having nice or quick sensibility; susceptible to slight impressions; acting keenly on the senses; sharp; keen; intense; as, a man of acute eyesight, hearing, or feeling; acute pain or pleasure.
Rapid in onset; severe, life-threatening; the opposite of persistent or long-term.
lasting a short period of time.
A leaf tip which tapers evenly to a point.
sharply angled, the sides of the angle essentially straight
of an angle; less than 90 degrees
shape: coming to a point.
Not lasting a very long time. A cold that lasts only two or three days is considered acute.
Not lasting a very long time. A cold that lasts only two or three days could be referred to as ACUTE.
Describes an episode of back pain that lasts six to 12 weeks or less.
Effects which are immediately recognizable after an exposure.
in toxicology, a single exposure or dose which is sufficient to cause and adverse reaction