Obliqued
Oblique Ob*lique", v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Obliqued}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Obliquing}.] 1. To deviate from a perpendicular line; to move in an oblique direction. [1913 Webster]

Projecting his person towards it in a line which obliqued from the bottom of his spine. --Sir. W. Scott. [1913 Webster]

2. (Mil.) To march in a direction oblique to the line of the column or platoon; -- formerly accomplished by oblique steps, now by direct steps, the men half-facing either to the right or left. [1913 Webster]


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  • Oblique — Ob*lique , v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Obliqued}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Obliquing}.] 1. To deviate from a perpendicular line; to move in an oblique direction. [1913 Webster] Projecting his person towards it in a line which obliqued from the bottom of his… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Obliquing — Oblique Ob*lique , v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Obliqued}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Obliquing}.] 1. To deviate from a perpendicular line; to move in an oblique direction. [1913 Webster] Projecting his person towards it in a line which obliqued from the bottom of …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • oblique — obliqueness, n. /euh bleek , oh bleek /; Mil. /euh bluyk , oh bluyk /, adj., adv., v., obliqued, obliquing, n. adj. 1. neither perpendicular nor parallel to a given line or surface; slanting; sloping. 2. (of a solid) not having the axis… …   Universalium

  • oblique — /əˈblik / (say uh bleek) adjective 1. neither perpendicular nor parallel to a given line or surface; slanting; sloping. 2. (of a solid) not having the axis perpendicular to the plane of the base. 3. designating a method of projection in which… …   Australian English dictionary

  • oblique — [ō blēk′, əblēk′; ] also, esp. in mil. use [, ōblīk′] adj. [ME oblike < L obliquus < ob (see OB ) + liquis, awry < IE * leik , var. of base * elei , to bend > ELL2] 1. having a slanting position or direction; neither perpendicular nor …   English World dictionary

  • oblique — adj., n., & v. adj. 1 a slanting; declining from the vertical or horizontal. b diverging from a straight line or course. 2 not going straight to the point; roundabout, indirect. 3 Geom. a (of a line, plane figure, or surface) inclined at other… …   Useful english dictionary

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