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Definition of Oblique angle

Oblique angle
Oblique 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 motion. --Cheyne. 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 Angle,Ascension, etc. Oblique arch (Arch.), an arch whose jambs are not at right angles with the face, and whose intrados is in consequence askew. Oblique bridge, a skew bridge. See under Bridge, n. Oblique case (Gram.), any case except the nominative. See Case, n. 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 example.

Meaning of Oblique angle from wikipedia

- called littoral drift) occurs due to waves meeting the beach at an oblique angle, and backwashing perpendicular to the s****, moving sediment down the
- oblique angle may refer to: an angle which is not a multiple of 90° another word for 'dutch angle' in cinematography
- (punctuation) ( / ) oblique angle, in geometry oblique triangle, in geometry oblique leaf base, a characteristic shape of the base of a leaf oblique angle, a synonym
- on earth, where the celestial equator intersects the horizon at an oblique angle. main article: equatorial coordinate system right ascension is
- arrows. the interior walls behind an arrow loop are often cut away at an oblique angle so that the archer has a wide field of view and field of fire. arrow
- representation, on the other hand, views a carbon-carbon bond from an oblique angle. this type of representation makes it easy to visualize the molecule
- to c, and ∠cab to the anticlockwise (positive) angle from c to b. 'oblique angle' redirects here. for the cinematographic technique, see dutch angle
- suggests that the impacting body made contact with the surface from an oblique angle. upon closer observation it is possible to delineate secondary craters