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Significado de “oblique” - Diccionario Inglés

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uk   /əˈbliːk/  us   /oʊ-/

oblique adjective (ANGLE)

having a ​slopingdirection, ​angle, or ​position: Through the ​window came the last few oblique ​rays of ​eveningsunshine. He gave her an oblique glance. specialized mathematics (of an ​angle) either more or less than 90°

oblique adjective (NOT DIRECT)

Oblique ​remarks are not ​direct, so that the ​realmeaning is not ​immediatelyclear: She made several oblique references to the ​currentfinancialsituation.

obliquenoun [C]

uk   /əˈbliːk/  us   /oʊ-/ (also oblique stroke) UK

oblique noun [C] (PUNCTUATION)

a slash noun : Fractions can be written with an oblique, for ​example 2/3.

oblique noun [C] (MUSCLE)

specialized anatomy one of the ​muscles that ​lies in a ​slopingdirection from the ​middle of the ​body : Strong obliques (​sideabdominalmuscles) ​support the ​lower back and ​helpprevent back ​pain.
(Definition of oblique from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

Significado de "oblique" - Diccionario Inglés Americano

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 us   /oʊˈblik, ə-/

oblique adjective (INDIRECT)

not ​clear or ​direct: He made an oblique ​reference to ​theirrelationship.

oblique adjective (DIAGONAL)

having a ​slopingdirection, ​angle, or ​position: the oblique ​rays of the ​afternoonsun
(Definition of oblique from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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