oblique lines

oblique lines

[ə′blēk ′līnz]
(mathematics)
Lines that are neither perpendicular nor parallel.
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It's a form that was introduced in the 4th Hijri century with its curved, oblique lines and elegant cursive script replacing the straight angular form of Kufic, still used by many calligraphers to this day as their preferred form of calligraphy.
strigipennis Moore in external morphology, but can be distinguished from it by the following features: the forewing has a brownish black line stretching from the apical angle to the outer side of inner margin; the oblique lines running from the apex of forewing to hindwing are more prominent; basal part of hindwing paler; the uncus wider, with 3 processes, middle one forked apically, and other 2 digitate; the gnathos has peg-like teeth; the valva shorter and broader; the harpe finger-shaped, sclerotized, broad at base, and with a minute apical hook; the aedeagus shorter, and with a crescent-shaped cornutus basally.
Forewing light yellow, costal margin tinged slightly with grey, pagina with some irregular brown transverse lines, strongest one from inner side of apical angle to middle of posterior margin, dark brown oblique line starting below apical angle to metagonia, apical angle slightly round, outer margin curved, fringe scales grayish-yellow.
Functioning almost as three-dimensional wallpaper, the thin string circled around small brass nails, creating oblique lines that ran parallel to or across one another, outlining diamond shapes.
In this paper we consider the more general question in which a function of interest is revolved around oblique lines y = mx + [beta] (which we will refer to as axes of revolution and as minimal lines throughout this paper).
In the first case, the CRP shows oblique lines that reveal matches between the two versions, but in the second this pattern does not appear.
Alan and Graham worked out the hardware and software combination to allow an electron beam system to draw oblique lines.
Graphs, composed of many oblique lines, indicate a circuit.
Untitled (Rhomboid) is made up of oblique lines that form a series of rhomboid shapes.
The parallel and regularly spaced straight lines of steps and levels play with the verticals of posts and pillars, as well as with the oblique lines of roofs and staircases; these desperately vacant forms seem vain skeletons.
The most stunning canvas of this group (though not in the show, despite its availability ) is a 1963 precursor of the 1967 series nicknamed "Zebra": Eight roughly parallel oblique lines pass across the canvas from edge to edge.

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