catercorner


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Adj.1.catercorner - slanted across a polygon on a diagonal line; "set off in a catty-corner direction across the vacant lot"
oblique - slanting or inclined in direction or course or position--neither parallel nor perpendicular nor right-angled; "the 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"
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Developed by Pennsylvania-based LCOR at the corner of North 12th Street, catercorner to McCarren Park, the seven-story building has 142 studio to two-bedroom apartments ranging from 450 to 1,100 square feet.
The pharmacy counter, in a catercorner position, is nearby the intimacy section but does not face obtrusively out onto the display.
Catercorner to Star headquarters, the 430,000-square-foot plant will occupy two city blocks and the portion of 16th Street that once ran between them.
The work was also catercorner to Egyptian Landscape, 1964, which employed pronounced white grid margins similar to those in the "Color Chart" (although these were strikingly asymmetrical in comparison) yet used them to frame photorealist pictures.