Oblique-angled Ob*lique"-an`gled, a. Having oblique angles; as, an oblique-angled triangle. [1913 Webster]

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  • oblique-angled — adjective having oblique angles • Similar to: ↑oblique …   Useful english dictionary

  • oblique angle — oblique angled, adj. an angle that is not a right angle; an acute or obtuse angle. [1685 95] * * * …   Universalium

  • oblique angle — noun an angle that is not a right angle or a multiple of a right angle • Ant: ↑right angle • Hypernyms: ↑angle • Hyponyms: ↑acute angle, ↑obtuse angle * * * noun : an acute or obtuse angle …   Useful english dictionary

  • oblique — [adj1] slanting; at an angle angled, askance, askew, aslant, asymmetrical, awry, bent, cater cornered, crooked, diagonal, distorted, diverging, inclined, inclining, leaning, on the bias, pitched, pitching, sideways, skew, slanted, sloped, sloping …   New thesaurus

  • angled — index oblique (slanted) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • oblique — I (evasive) adjective ambivalent, backhanded, circuitous, circumlocutory, cloaked, concealed, devious, disingenuous, elusive, elusory, equivocal, equivocating, furtive, indeterminate, indirect, inexact, lacking clarity, prevaricating, recondite,… …   Law dictionary

  • Oblique order — The Oblique Order (or declined or refused flank) is a military tactic where an attacking army focuses its forces to attack a single enemy flank. The force commander concentrates the majority of his strength on one flank and uses the remainder to… …   Wikipedia

  • oblique — adjective 1) an oblique line Syn: slanting, slanted, sloping, at an angle, angled, diagonal, aslant, slant, slantwise, skew, askew, cater cornered, kitty corner Ant: straight …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • angled — nonparallel onparallel adj. 1. not parallel; of lines or linear objects. Opposite of {parallel}. [Narrower terms: {bias, catacorner, cata cornered, catercorner, cater cornered, catty corner, catty cornered, diagonal, kitty corner, kitty cornered …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • oblique — I (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [Slanting] Syn. inclined, inclining, diverging, leaning, sloping, angled, diagonal, cater cornered, kitty cornered, unperpendicular, unvertical, skew, askew, asymmetrical, turned, twisted, awry, strained, askance,… …   English dictionary for students

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