oblique angle


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oblique angle

an angle that is not a right angle or any multiple of a right angle

oblique angle

[ə′blēk ′aŋ·gəl]
(mathematics)
An angle that is neither a right angle nor a multiple of a right angle.
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Therefore the lengths at oblique angle to the motion are contracted with the oblique factor
McBride raced in 10 minutes from time and from an oblique angle fired home the fourth, and Bonnes, on the field as a sub only seconds previously, made it five when he diverted a Milne cross from the left past the stranded McEwan.
A Bergkamp chip from an oblique angle onto the angle of post and bar, a viciously curving free-kick which Sol Campbell headed firmly past Shay Given followed by yet another pitching wedge against the woodwork.
In particular, when the incoming flux of atoms strikes the substrate at an oblique angle, a deposit is formed with a strongly textured surface consisting of parallel ridges and valleys.
The rising floor also cuts off the auditorium at an oblique angle in plan, contracting the space on the less important side.
The idea that perspective could be manipulated in order to produce a special kind of picture that could only be viewed from a severely oblique angle was obviously of interest to him.
Part two covers some of the techniques used for thin film growth, including oblique angle deposition, reactive magnetron sputtering and epitaxial growth of graphene films on single crystal metal surfaces.
Thanks to Pictometry's patented process for delivering aerial imagery at an oblique angle, properties can be viewed from a more natural and intuitive perspective than is possible via satellite or other aerial capture processes.
Each scene is rendered with precision, often from an oblique angle that invites the eye into the photograph.
The position of these voids can be confirmed by observing the solder ball at different oblique angle views within the x-ray and observing how the voids move relative to the surrounding materials.
Is it possible to make a long straight stretch of the main ring feed high-energy electrons in at an oblique angle to a deflection magnet and thereby bend the electrons into the antiproton stream to cool it?
A typical hunting strategy sees the harrier zigzagging slowly, just above stalling speed, over the moor, usually flying into wind or at an oblique angle to it, quartering a few feet (1-3m) above the ground.