Oblique may refer to:
- Oblique angle, in geometry, an angle that is not a multiple of 90 degrees
- Oblique leaf base, a characteristic shape of the base of a leaf
- Oblique angle, synonym for Dutch angle, a cinematographic technique
- Oblique (album), by jazz vibraphonist Bobby Hutcherson
- Oblique (film), a 2008 Norwegian film
- Oblique banded rattail, a fish also known as a rough-head whiptail
- Oblique case, in linguistics
- Oblique correction, in particle physics
- Oblique motion, in music
- Oblique order, a military formation
- Oblique projection, in geometry and drawing, including cavalier and cabinet projection
- Oblique reflection, in Euclidean geometry
- Oblique shock, in gas dynamics
- Oblique type, in typography
- Oblique wing, in aircraft design
- Slash (punctuation) ( / )
Read more about Oblique: Anatomy
Other articles related to "oblique":
... Oblique arytenoid muscle, in the neck Oblique cord, near the elbow point Oblique fissure, separating the inferior and superior lobes of the lungs Abdominal muscles Abdominal ...
... to the IVth cranial nerve leading to a palsy of the superior oblique muscle of the eye ... When a healthy individual tilts their head, the superior oblique and superior rectus muscles of the eye closest to the shoulder keep the eye level ... The inferior oblique and inferior rectus muscles keep the other eye level ...
... Avenir was originally released in 1988 with three weights, each with a roman and oblique version, and used Frutiger’s two-digit weight and width ... was later expanded to six weights, each with a roman and oblique version ...
... The external oblique is situated on the lateral and anterior parts of the abdomen ... In most humans (especially females), the oblique is not visible, due to subcutaneous fat deposits and the small size of the muscle ... These digitations are arranged in an oblique line which runs inferiorly and anteriorly, with the upper digitations being attached close to the cartilages of the ...
... surgery options include superior oblique tenectomy accompanied by inferior oblique myectomy ... and Scharwey and Samii described a patient who had superior oblique myokymia for 17 years ...
Famous quotes containing the word oblique:
“Besides, our action on each other, good as well as evil, is so incidental and at random, that we can seldom hear the acknowledgments of any person who would thank us for a benefit, without some shame and humiliation. We can rarely strike a direct stroke, but must be content with an oblique one; we seldom have the satisfaction of yielding a direct benefit, which is directly received.”
—Ralph Waldo Emerson (18031882)
“The jeweled stripes on the window ran straight down when the train stopped and got more and more oblique as it speeded up. The wheels rumbled in her head, saying Man-hattan Tran-sfer Man-hattan Tran-sfer.”
—John Dos Passos (18961970)
“Street lamps come out, and lean at corners, awry,
Casting black shadows, oblique and intense....”
—Philip Larkin (19221986)