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oblike
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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- Oblikë (also known as Oblikë e Madhe and Oblikë e Poshtëme) is a settlement in the former Ana e Malit muni****lity, Shkodër County, northern Albania....
- Oblikë e Sipërme is a settlement in the former Ana e Malit muni****lity, Shkodër County, northern Albania. At the 2015 local government reform it became...
- of Tarabosh, it p****es through the villages of Zues, Bërdicë, Darragjat, Oblikë, Obot, Shirq, Dajç and Goricë. After 20 kilometers in Albania, it forms...
- of Silence, bilingual collection (1990) Oblike sveta, (1991) Stihija, (1991) Mojster nespečnosti, (1995) Oblike srca, (1997) Odsotnost, (1999) Alba, (1999)...
- "ŠKARO PODNIO OSTAVKU NA DUŽNOST PREDSJEDNIKA AK SIGET 'Jasno osuđujemo sve oblike nasilja, a od pokretanja istrage surađujemo s institucijama' - Jutarnji...
- was 3,858. There are 11 settlements within Ana e Malit. Shtuf Muriqan Oblikë Oblikë e Sipërme Obot Dramosh Bobot Vallas Velinaj Vidhgar Alimetaj "Law nr...
- September 2011. Ludvik, Dušan. 1978. Srednjeveške in staronemške verzne oblike. Ljubljana: Državna založba Slovenije, p. 11. Slovenska biografija: Davorin...
- graduating from university, where he worked as a physical education teacher at Oblikë High School for two years before moving to Italy in 1998. During his time...
- Trush, with 1 dead and 27 injured. Damage to objects was also verified in Oblike and Barbullush. 1 27 1 September 1959 Fier 6.2 20.0 X Two people died and...
- (Slovene) Partizanstvo Mirana Jarca. Rast (1998) COBISS 98867968 (Slovene) Oblike literarnega in organiziranega političnega odpora Lili Novy med okupacijo...
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