Obliqueness Ob*lique"ness, n. Quality or state of being oblique. [1913 Webster]

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  • obliqueness — index indirection (deceitfulness), indirection (indirect action) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • obliqueness — oblique ► ADJECTIVE 1) neither parallel nor at right angles; slanting. 2) not explicit or direct. 3) Geometry (of a line, plane figure, or surface) inclined at other than a right angle. ► NOUN Brit. another term for SLASH(Cf. ↑slasher) (in sense… …   English terms dictionary

  • obliqueness — noun see oblique I …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • obliqueness — See obliquely. * * * …   Universalium

  • obliqueness — noun The characteristic of being oblique …   Wiktionary

  • obliqueness — ob lique·ness || É™ blɪknɪs n. quality of being oblique; incline, gradient; indirectness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • obliqueness — oblique·ness …   English syllables

  • obliqueness — See: oblique …   English dictionary

  • obliqueness — noun 1. the property of being neither parallel nor perpendicular, but at a slanting angle • Derivationally related forms: ↑oblique • Hypernyms: ↑spatial property, ↑spatiality 2. the quality of being oblique and rambling indirectly • Syn: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • oblique — obliqueness, n. /euh bleek , oh bleek /; Mil. /euh bluyk , oh bluyk /, adj., adv., v., obliqued, obliquing, n. adj. 1. neither perpendicular nor parallel to a given line or surface; slanting; sloping. 2. (of a solid) not having the axis… …   Universalium

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