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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Higher magnification x-ray image of a section of the BGA viewed at an oblique angle.
Other issues may exist with the barrier mass, stiffness, THOR dummy or test oblique angle.
The oblique angle of his Portrait pictures might relate to Uglow's own position in the New York art world: a subtly transgressive artist who realized that embodiment does not necessarily require the direct depiction of bodies.
Nine eye-witness reports were collected, which would seem to indicate the bolide entered the atmosphere at an oblique angle, and after a passage of perhaps a few seconds, exploded leaving a persistent cloud visible up to one hour after the explosion.
MONUMENT Kielder Viaduct's seven arches - built at an oblique angle - are a fine example of the skew arch form of construction
True, he was not helped when Theo Walcott and James Milner's two-man wall parted to allow another Barnetta free-kick, from an even more oblique angle, to pass.
The 3M Mobile Privacy Films use a micro-louver technology to function like blinds, darkening the view of those trying to read your screen at an oblique angle.
There was still plenty for the galloping Tuncay to do as he was forced to an oblique angle by the save but his technique was up it.
Is equipped with a 2 MP camera; offers oblique angle viewing of up to 70 [degrees] in any position around any point of a 16 x 18" inspection area.
About five feet lower down, two lengths of brick foundations have been found, meeting at an oblique angle, with part of a paved yard to the south side of it.
Iain decided the best approach was working at night with artificial light projected onto the stone at an oblique angle.
The most unexpected goal of the night, however, came from former Blues centre-back Short as he blasted in a Van Basten-esque volley from an oblique angle in the eagerly awaited Merseyside derby.