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oblique angle

noun
1.
an angle that is not a right angle; an acute or obtuse angle.
Origin
1685-1695
1685-95
Related forms
oblique-angled, adjective
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  • By depositing these rods at an oblique angle, the scientists created an uneven film with various gaps in it.
  • As the buffer layer is being grown, it is bombarded by an ion beam from an oblique angle.
  • All intersections approach the circle from the outside of the circle and enter and exit the circle at an oblique angle.
  • The second paper studies how the visual system compensates for pictures seen at an oblique angle, rather than perpendicularly.
British Dictionary definitions for oblique angle

oblique angle

noun
1.
an angle that is not a right angle or any multiple of a right angle
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