oblique projection

noun Drafting.
See under oblique ( def 13 ).
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early 15c., from M.Fr. oblique, from L. obliquus "slanting, sidelong, indirect," from ob "against" + root of licinus "bent upward," from PIE base *lei- "to bend, be movable" (see limb (1)). As a type of muscles, in reference to the axis of the body, 1610s (adj.), 1800 (n.). Related: Obliquely.
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oblique o·blique (ō-blēk', ə-blēk')
Situated in a slanting position; not transverse or longitudinal.

o·blique'ness n.
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