# not+oblique

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**oblique photography/oblique aerial photography**— A type of aerial photography in which the camera axis is deliberately kept tilted from the vertical by a specified angle. The photographs, thus taken, reveal details masked in some ways in vertical photographs. The main function of this type of… …52

**oblique**— [ə bli:k] adjective 1》 neither parallel nor at right angles; slanting. 2》 not explicit or direct: an oblique threat. 3》 Geometry (of a line, plane figure, or surface) inclined at other than a right angle. ↘(of an angle) acute or obtuse.… …53

**oblique**— o•blique [[t]əˈblik, oʊˈblik[/t]] mil [[t]əˈblaɪk, oʊˈblaɪk[/t]] adj. 1) math. neither perpendicular nor parallel to a given line or surface; slanting; sloping 2) math. (of a solid) not having the axis perpendicular to the plane of the base 3)… …54

**oblique air photograph**— An air photograph taken with the camera axis directed between the horizontal and vertical planes. Commonly referred to as an “oblique.” a. High Oblique. One in which the apparent horizon appears. b. Low Oblique. One in which the apparent horizon… …55

**oblique air photograph strip**— A strip composed of oblique air photographs. The strip is not a rectangular shape but is slightly curved. Oblique photography strip …56

**oblique projection**— noun 1. : a representation in a mechanical drawing of an object usually placed with its front face or with two of its principal axes parallel to a plane of projection by means of lines of projection that make angles of other than 90 degrees with… …57

**oblique**— obÂ·lique || É™ blÉªËk n. something diagonal; an angle which is not a right angle (Geometry); a leaf not having symmetrical sides (Botany); a case which is not nominative or vocative (Grammar) adj. diagonal; inclined, sloping; indirect; of an… …58

**Oblique sphere**— Sphere Sphere, n. [OE. spere, OF. espere, F. sph[ e]re, L. sphaera,. Gr. ??? a sphere, a ball.] 1. (Geom.) A body or space contained under a single surface, which in every part is equally distant from a point within called its center. [1913… …59

**oblique rows of scales**— diagonal scale rows (the almost vertical rows of scales slanting backwards and downwards across the sides of the body. Divided into scales above the lateral line starting at the front of the dorsal fin (from, but not including, the scale in the… …60

**oblique angle**— angle which is not a 90 degree angle, any angle that is not a right angle …