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oblique

Pronunciation: /əˈbliːk; əʊ-/

Translation of oblique in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

  • 1.1 [line/plane/angle] oblicuo
    Example sentences
    • In older well-elongated cells, part of the immobile mitochondria is already arranged along parallel lines transverse or oblique to the cell axis.
    • Entocristid and oblique crests run parallel in a longitudinal direction.
    • Trabs rise upward parallel to or slightly oblique to excurrent canals and form regular ladder-like structure.
    Example sentences
    • 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).
    • The problem of scattering of an obliquely incident plane acoustic wave from an infinite solid elastic clad rod is formulated.
    • Oblique drawings have one axis along the horizontal line.
    Example sentences
    • Angles are either right, acute, or oblique.
    • In the hypothesis of acute angle, we can, find a perpendicular and an oblique to the same straight which never meet.
    • Oblique angles are of two kinds, acute and obtuse.
    1.2 [reply/reference/style] indirecto she gave me an oblique look me miró de soslayo or de refilón
    Example sentences
    • 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.
    • Throughout the article the members made both direct and oblique references to the English heritage on Long Island.
    • An early example of this may be found in Bentham's writings, and his distinction between direct and oblique intention is one way of expressing the point.
    1.3 [Linguistics/Lingüística] [case] oblicuo
    Example sentences
    • The subject nominal is in the oblique form and the verb phrase lacks tense and agreement markers.
    • One links the subject of the dependent clause with the oblique dative argument of the independent clause.
    • The genitive, dative, and accusative are called oblique cases to distinguish them from the nominative and vocative.

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