oblique section

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oblique section

An orthographic projection of a section made by cutting with a plane that is neither parallel nor perpendicular to the long axis of an object. See also: Projection drawing

oblique section

In a mechanical drawing, a section taken through an object at an angle (other than 90°) to its longest axis.
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They are unaware how to fit the diagonal section of a seatbelt correctly and not sure how to fit a lap belt which should go across the tops of the legs, not across a child's stomach.
They do not know how to fit the diagonal section of a seat belt correctly -not too far out on the shoulder and never under the arm -and are not sure how to fit a lap belt -across the tops of the legs, never across a child's stomach.
Differential pairs having long horizontal or vertical traces (Figure 5a and 5b) are more susceptible to such skew than traces that include diagonal sections (Figures 5c and 5d).