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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.