Noun(1) any grammatical case other than the nominative(2) a diagonally arranged abdominal muscle on either side of the torso
Adjective(1) slanting or inclined in direction or course or position--neither parallel nor perpendicular nor right-angled(2) indirect in departing from the accepted or proper way; misleading
(1) In this watershed sequence, the oblique angles and edgy camerawork signal the presence of Jeffrey's gaze as his invisible aura surrounds Susan in her destitution.(2) This positioning helps in the toning of the oblique muscles, the muscles that let you twist side to side.(3) Mounted on the wall at eye level, Enantiomorphic Chambers consists of two cubic structures, each with a mirror projecting at an oblique angle and placed so that the mirrors face each other.(4) Fortunately, it came in at an oblique angle and skipped off his mail, ripping a huge tear in his poncho without inflicting any other damage.(5) This first of many direct and oblique connections between the two poets takes considerable ballsyness on the younger Berrigan's part, but it all pays off in the end.(6) I took particular pleasure in the oblique angles.(7) Watching it now it seems even stranger that its oblique characters and elliptical, alien scenes of remote mountain-town malaise managed to hypnotise so many people for two series.(8) Throughout the article the members made both direct and oblique references to the English heritage on Long Island.(9) His face, turned at an oblique angle from the camera, is unreadable.(10) The subject nominal is in the oblique form and the verb phrase lacks tense and agreement markers.(11) The belly of the muscle became loosely attached to the upper part of the superior oblique and inserted by blending with the tendon of superior oblique .(12) The orientation of the projection surface can be normal (inline with the earth's axis), transverse (at right angles to the earth's axis) or oblique (any angle in between).(13) Higher up, the petioles bend away from the pseudostem to hold the huge oval leaves at an oblique angle.(14) An oblique stroke or virgule is a symbol used in differing circumstances to create different meanings.(15) However, it is difficult to create the necessary muscle oppositions if the inferior rectus and oblique originate in more or less the same place.(16) Since the triangle ABC has an oblique shape, as the first step, the triangle is redefined to a shape where the integration basis remains same as ABD.