Oblique line

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(Geom.) a line that, meeting or tending to meet another, makes oblique angles with it.

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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
References in classic literature ?
The Victoria was then taking an oblique line to the westward.
falling," "atmospheric disturbance, passing in an oblique line over Southern Europe," and "pressure increasing," to very much upset us: and so, finding that he could not make us wretched, and was only wasting his time, he sneaked the cigarette that I had carefully rolled up for myself, and went.
I saw three well-known trees; in front, the bark was worn smooth, as if by the breast of the animal, and on each side there were deep scratches, or rather grooves, extending in an oblique line, nearly a yard in length.
The third sort, is of those that may be accounted the left hands of courts; persons that are full of nimble and sinister tricks and shifts, whereby they pervert the plain and direct courses of courts, and bring justice into oblique lines and labyrinths.
On the lateral side of each lamina, a slight crest extending from the superior thyroid tubercle to the inferior thyroid tubercle is called the oblique line. The posterior borders of the laminae do not fuse and deviate laterally.
Strap muscles and inferior constrictor muscle are divided to expose the oblique line and the lower half and posterior edge of the thyroid lamina on the lateralization side.
GOAL Keep the feet tracking on the oblique line while your torso turns toward the target.
In all other cases, in particular for the oblique line in the case of constant velocity v, (3) applies and there is a mixing of space x and time t, resulting in the perceived special relativistic effects observed in a frame of reference moving at speed v with respect to the object of interest.
To determine the correct oblique line of osteotomy, the surgeon places a Kirschner wire directly over the exposed bony surface, instead of over the calcaneal skin as surgeons use to do, (1) in order to avoid possible complications.
In the female larynx, it was present unilaterally on the left oblique line of thyroid lamina.
Forewing light yellow, costal margin tinged slightly with grey, pagina with some irregular brown transverse lines, strongest one from inner side of apical angle to middle of posterior margin, dark brown oblique line starting below apical angle to metagonia, apical angle slightly round, outer margin curved, fringe scales grayish-yellow.