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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The location of home plate was based on photos of the park, and was estimated to have been 72 feet from the diagonal section of the grandstand that formed the backstop.
For our model we opted for a tight French braid across the head in diagonal section starting from one side and working across.
Many parents are unaware of how to fit the diagonal section of a seatbelt correctly ( not too far out on the shoulder and never under the arm ( or how to fit a lap belt ( across the tops of the legs, never across a child's stomach.
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.