oblique meridian

oblique meridian

[ə′blēk mə′rid·ē·ən]
(mapping)
A great circle perpendicular to an oblique equator; the reference oblique meridian is called the prime oblique meridian.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Apart from the changes at the main meridian, there was induced astigmatism at the oblique meridian. Thus, the error of target in the mean torque component (AKP + 45) indicated a minor, but significant, anticlockwise torsion of the cylinder axis (F = 3.201, P = 0.048).
Apart from the changes at the main meridian, there was induced astigmatism at the oblique meridian. Thus, the error of target in the mean torque component (AKP+ 45) indicated a minor, but significant, anticlockwise torsion of the cylinder axis (F = 10.297, P < 0.001).
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And when discussing attempts to adapt the technology of portolan charts to the open oceans, he confuses the function of the oblique meridians found in extreme northern latitudes on some charts as providing a correction of scale, when in fact these oblique meridians were a (misguided) effort to correct for direction in these latitudes.

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