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a. (of lines, planes, etc.) neither perpendicular nor parallel to one another or to another line, plane, etc.
b. not related to or containing a right angle
2. Biology having asymmetrical sides or planes
3. (of a map projection) constituting a type of zenithal projection in which the plane of projection is tangential to the earth's surface at some point between the equator and the poles
4. Navigation the act of changing course by less than 90?
5. an aerial photograph taken at an oblique angle
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Referring to a muscle, positioned obliquely and having one end that is not attached to bone.
Referring to a leaf, having the two sides of a blade unequal.
(science and technology)
Having a slanted direction or position.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.