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English definition of “oblique”

oblique

adjective (ANGLE)    /əˈbliːk/ US  /oʊ-/
having a sloping direction , angle , or position : Through the window came the last few oblique rays of evening sunshine . He gave her an oblique glance .Describing angles, lines and orientationsSlanting, sloping, leaning, tilting specialized mathematics (of an angle ) either more or less than 90°Describing angles, lines and orientationsSlanting, sloping, leaning, tilting
(Definition of oblique adjective (ANGLE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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