oblique angle

NOUN
  1. an angle that is not a right angle or a multiple of a right angle
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How To Use oblique angle In A Sentence

  • Kabba volleyed home from an oblique angle, wrong-footing Lewis Price.
  • It conjures the Orpheus legend from myriad oblique angles — the long, elusive Ashbery poem the mezzo-soprano sings (Kristen Hoff, showing a clear-stream tone and superb diction) gives snapshots of the story while questioning both its very essence and whether living on in legend is really living at all. Archive 2008-07-01
  • 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.
  • Three unequal axes that intersect at oblique angles.
  • The oblique angles of the architecture and its tilted-up floors - both old conventions - further expand the visible space within the painting.
  • It lies between the plain and the sea at an oblique angle to the coastline.
  • Palace trees screen the boundary opposite the hotel and much of the Tudor buildings, which lie at a distance downstream at an oblique angle to the hotel. Times, Sunday Times
  • His face, turned at an oblique angle from the camera, is unreadable.
  • acute and obtuse angles are oblique angles
  • Five other works focus on shadow pictures created by bright light cast at an oblique angle across various relief materials attached to the wall.
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