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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.

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.

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- the aircraft gained speed, the wing would be pivoted to increase the oblique angle, thereby reducing the drag due to wetted area, and decreasing fuel consumption...

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- The trochlea of superior oblique is a pulley-like structure in the eye. The tendon of the superior oblique muscle p****es through it. Situated on the superior...

- 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 an angle on...

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- projectors in oblique projection intersect the projection plane at an oblique angle to produce the projected image, as opposed to the perpendicular angle...

- For a given Mach number, M1, and corner angle, θ, the oblique shock angle, β, and the downstream Mach number, M2, can be calculated. Unlike...

- the aircraft gained speed, the wing would be pivoted to increase the oblique angle, thereby reducing the drag due to wetted area, and decreasing fuel consumption...

- Oblique angle may refer to: An angle which is not a multiple of 90° Another word for "Dutch angle" in cinematography...

- that are not right angles or a multiple of a right angle are called oblique angles. The names, intervals, and measured units are shown in a table below:...

- The superior oblique muscle, or obliquus oculi superior, is a fusiform muscle originating in the upper, medial side of the orbit (i.e. from beside the...

- The trochlea of superior oblique is a pulley-like structure in the eye. The tendon of the superior oblique muscle p****es through it. Situated on the superior...

- 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 an angle on...

- Space-oblique Mercator projection is a map projection. The space-oblique Mercator projection (SOM) was developed by John P. Snyder, Alden Partridge Colvocoresses...

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