oblique angle
noun Date: 1688 an acute or obtuse angle

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  • Oblique angle — Oblique Ob*lique , a. [F., fr. L. obliquus; ob (see {Ob }) + liquis oblique; cf. licinus bent upward, Gr. le chrios slanting.] [Written also {oblike}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Not erect or perpendicular; neither parallel to, nor at right angles from,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Oblique angle — Angle An gle ([a^][ng] g l), n. [F. angle, L. angulus angle, corner; akin to uncus hook, Gr. agky los bent, crooked, angular, a gkos a bend or hollow, AS. angel hook, fish hook, G. angel, and F. anchor.] 1. The inclosed space near the point where …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • oblique angle — n. any angle other than a right angle; acute or obtuse angle …   English World dictionary

  • Oblique Angle — can refer to: An angle which is not a multiple of 90° Another word for Dutch angle in cinematography This disambiguation page lists articles associated with the same title. If an internal link led you her …   Wikipedia

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

  • oblique angle — oblique′ an′gle n. math. an angle that is not a right angle; an acute or obtuse angle • Etymology: 1685–95 o•blique′ an′gled, adj …   From formal English to slang

  • oblique angle — angle which is not a 90 degree angle, any angle that is not a right angle …   English contemporary dictionary

  • oblique angle — /əblik ˈæŋgəl/ (say uhbleek angguhl) noun an angle that is not a right angle …   Australian English dictionary

  • oblique angle —    An angle other than perpendicular or parallel …   Forensic science glossary

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