Definition of obliqua
1. oblique [ a ] slanting or inclined in direction or course or position--neither parallel nor perpendicular nor right-angular
Examples: "oblique rays of the winter sun" "acute and obtuse angles are oblique angles" "the axis of an oblique cone is not perpendicular to its base"
(R. P. Jerrard, "Inscribed squares in plane curves"...)
Thus we obtain g ( t ) by introducing an oblique g ( t ) - axis in the b-plane .Synonyms oblique Related Terms parallel perpendicular diagonal nonparallel bias catacorner crabwise inclined divergent convergent
2. oblique [ a ] (of movement) at an angleSynonyms oblique sideways crabwise Related Terms indirect
3. oblique [ a ] descended from a common ancestor but through different lines
Examples: "cousins are collateral relatives" "an indirect descendant of the Stuarts"
4. oblique [ a ] indirect in departing from the accepted or proper way; misleading
Examples: "used devious means to achieve success" "gave oblique answers to direct questions" "oblique political maneuvers"
5. oblique [ n ] a diagonally arranged abdominal muscle on either side of the torsoSynonyms external_oblique_muscle musculus_obliquus_externus_abdominis oblique abdominal_external_oblique_muscle Related Terms ab
6. oblique [ n ] any grammatical case other than the nominativeSynonyms oblique_case oblique Related Terms nominative case ablative locative genitive instrumental vocative dative accusative
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