oblique angle


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oblique angle
Angles 1 and 2 are oblique.

oblique angle

n.
An angle, such as an acute or obtuse angle, that is not a right angle or a multiple of a right angle.

oblique angle

n
(Mathematics) an angle that is not a right angle or any multiple of a right angle

oblique′ an′gle


n.
an angle that is not a right angle; an acute or obtuse angle.
[1685–95]
o•blique′-an′gled, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.oblique angle - an angle that is not a right angle or a multiple of a right angleoblique angle - an angle that is not a right angle or a multiple of a right angle
angle - the space between two lines or planes that intersect; the inclination of one line to another; measured in degrees or radians
acute angle - an angle less than 90 degrees but more than 0 degrees
obtuse angle - an angle between 90 and 180 degrees
right angle - the 90 degree angle between two perpendicular lines
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It was then ten in the morning; the rays of the sun struck the surface of the waves at rather an oblique angle, and at the touch of their light, decomposed by refraction as through a prism, flowers, rocks, plants, shells, and polypi were shaded at the edges by the seven solar colours.
Take an oblique angle view at a similar magnification.
The immediate interpretation of that one is easy " let no one say Simons, who is Belgian, shies away from current events " though the designer chose to approach his subject at a more oblique angle, through the American fantasy factory that is Hollywood.
Oblique angle -- Titled shot: Perfect if you want to capture some shots suggesting 'imbalance'.
The authors decided to further analyze the OI test protocol to better understand the barrier mass and stiffness characteristics and the selected oblique angle, if they were appropriately chosen to capture real-world field injury and deformation observations in frontal impact crashes.
Dr Attabib explained that in the first phase, a small incision is made from the side of the belly and by working in an oblique angle cages are inserted to correct the curve allowing the foramen to open up and reliving the patient from the pain that was caused by the deformity squishing the nerves.
The main design element the Egyptian sculpture of Nefertiti--and a cat observed at an oblique angle flip from black to clear images that comprise different spectral colours;
Molnar have managed to obtain a unique computational solution for this collision because of the comet-like shape of the hot gas, and the locations and the masses of the two dark matter cores that have passed through each other at an oblique angle at a relative speed of about 2200 km/s.
The 12 papers include discussions of such matters as creep and the environmental durability of environmental barrier coatings and ceramic matrix composites under imposed thermal gradient conditions, the dynamic oblique angle of deposition of nanostructures for energy applications, preparing epitaxially grown chromium-silicon-nitrogen thin films by pulsed laser deposition, nanocomposite molybdenum-copper-nitrogen coating deposited by reactive magnetron sputtering process with a single alloying target, and improving the service life of shaft-bushing tribo-systems by a plasma sulfur nitrocarburing process.
And because the shadow is passing over the Arctic, it will strike the Earth at a very oblique angle, resulting in its distinct elliptical shape.
We were looking over at the huge fairy chimney riddled with holes that stands on the edge of the hotel property and is slated to become a museum, and, yes, she was absolutely right -- from this oblique angle it looked about five times as large as it had when I'd come at it straight on.
The lengths at oblique angle to the motion are contracted with the Oblique-Length Contraction Factor OC(v, [theta]), defined as [1-2]: