Thesaurus / oblique

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Satellites can only peer down on smoke plumes from above or from oblique angles, and their payload is limited to lighter instruments.

That said, the season seven writers never quite figured out how to hit the oblique angles in their relationship the way Sherman-Palladino did — the insults inside the compliments, the declarations of love inside the insults.

Every episode of Gilmore Girls, rankedConstance GradyOctober 6, 2020Vox

To do it, you create a sideways-facing C between your inside hip and shoulder by engaging your obliques, bringing your lower ribs toward your hip bones and rotating from the waist each time you initiate a downhill turn.

I have applied this term to the oblique descent made by the umbo, towards the basal extremity of the anterior side of bivalves.

The rain pours down without stay in oblique long lines, the light is quickly failing, the street is sad and very cheerless.

In every other spot the fire must necessarily be oblique, which would seriously militate against the success of the experiment.

It is only in a too literal spirit that one will find an oblique meaning,—by too great readiness to discover it.

These consist of four straight muscles, two oblique, and one retractor.

Special Report on Diseases of the HorseUnited States Department of Agriculture

Palpi validi, breves obtusi, oblique ascendentes; articulus tertius minimus.

This formation, (A), wherein the advance is oblique to the front, is very difficult to maintain.

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