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.
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oblique angle

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


n.
an angle that is not a right angle; an acute or obtuse angle.
[1685–95]
o•blique′-an′gled, adj.
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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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