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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

- 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 angles.
- oblique angle may refer to: an angle which is not a multiple of 90° another word for 'dutch angle ' in cinematography.
- the dutch angle, also known as dutch tilt, canted angle, oblique angle or german angle, is a type of camera shot where the camera is set at
- oblique may refer 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 s traveling at oblique angle s this may occur when water waves
- raking light, the illumination of objects from a light source at an oblique angle or almost parallel to the surface, provides information
- skins are removable pieces of fabric whose nap runs at an oblique angle, allowing the ski to glide forward, but not back. originally,
- it is contrasted with oblique ascension, the point on the celestial equator celestial equator intersects the horizon at an oblique angle
- longs**** drift (also called littoral drift) occurs due to waves meeting the beach at an oblique angle, and backwashing perpendicular to
- in astronomy , axial tilt, known to astronomers as obliquity, is the angle between an object's rotational axis and its orbital axis, or,