Definition of Oblique angle. Meaning of Oblique angle. Synonyms of Oblique angle
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Definition of Oblique angle
Oblique angleOblique Ob*lique", a. [F., fr. L. obliquus; ob (see Ob-) +
liquis oblique; cf. licinus bent upward, Gr ? slanting.]
[Written also oblike.]
1. Not erect or perpendicular; neither parallel to, nor at
right angles from, the base; slanting; inclined.
It has a direction oblique to that of the former
2. Not straightforward; indirect; obscure; hence,
disingenuous; underhand; perverse; sinister.
The love we bear our friends . . . Hath in it
certain oblique ends. --Drayton.
This mode of oblique research, when a more direct
one is denied, we find to be the only one in our
power. --De Quincey.
Then would be closed the restless, oblique eye. That
looks for evil, like a treacherous spy. --Wordworth.
3. Not direct in descent; not following the line of father
and son; collateral.
His natural affection in a direct line was strong,
in an oblique but weak. --Baker.
Oblique angle, Oblique ascension, etc. See under
Oblique arch (Arch.), an arch whose jambs are not at right
angles with the face, and whose intrados is in consequence
Oblique bridge, a skew bridge. See under Bridge, n.
Oblique case (Gram.), any case except the nominative. See
Oblique circle (Projection), a circle whose plane is
oblique to the axis of the primitive plane.
Oblique fire (Mil.), a fire the direction of which is not
perpendicular to the line fired at.
Oblique flank (Fort.), that part of the curtain whence the
fire of the opposite bastion may be discovered. --Wilhelm.
Oblique leaf. (Bot.)
(a) A leaf twisted or inclined from the normal position.
(b) A leaf having one half different from the other.
Oblique line (Geom.), a line that, meeting or tending to
meet another, makes oblique angles with it.
Oblique motion (Mus.), a kind of motion or progression in
which one part ascends or descends, while the other
prolongs or repeats the same tone, as in the accompanying
Meaning of Oblique angle from wikipedia
- in geometry
, a (plane) angle
is the figure formed
by two rays , called
the sides angles
or a multiple
of a right angle
are called oblique
- oblique angle
to: an angle which
is not a multiple
of 90° another
word for 'dutch angle
' in cinematography.
- the dutch
angle, also known
angle, oblique angle
angle, is a type of camera
is set at
to: an alternate
name for the character usually oblique
angle, a synonym
for dutch angle
, a cinematographic technique
- in surface navigation
, a cross
sea is a sea state
with two wave system
at oblique angle
s this may occur
when water waves
are removable pieces
of fabric whose
nap runs at an oblique
the ski to glide
forward, but not back. originally,
light, the illumination
from a light source
at an oblique angle
or almost parallel
to the surface, provides information
- it is contrasted
ascension, the point
on the celestial equator celestial equator intersects
at an oblique angle
- longs**** drift
(also called littoral
due to waves meeting
at an oblique
angle, and backwashing perpendicular
- in astronomy
as obliquity, is the angle between
an object's rotational
axis and its orbital