Oblique may refer to:
  • Oblique angle, in geometry, an angle that is not a multiple of 90 degrees
  • Oblique angle, synonym for Dutch angle
    Dutch angle
    Dutch tilt, Dutch angle, Dutch shot, oblique angle, German angle, canted angle, Batman angle, or jaunty angle are terms used for one of many cinematic techniques often used to portray the psychological uneasiness or tension in the subject being filmed...

    , a cinematographic technique
  • Oblique (album)
    Oblique (album)
    Oblique is an album by jazz vibraphonist Bobby Hutcherson. The album was originally recorded in 1967 and issued as catalog number GXF-3061 in Japan in 1980...

    , by jazz vibraphonist Bobby Hutcherson
  • Oblique banded rattail, a fish also known as a rough-head whiptail
  • Oblique case
    Oblique case
    An oblique case in linguistics is a noun case of synthetic languages that is used generally when a noun is the object of a verb or a preposition...

    , in linguistics
  • Oblique correction
    Oblique correction
    In particle physics, an oblique correction refers to a particular type of radiative correction to the electroweak sector of the Standard Model. Oblique corrections are defined in four-fermion scattering processes, at the CERN LEP collider. There are three classes of radiative corrections to...

    , in particle physics
  • Oblique motion, in music
  • Oblique order
    Oblique order
    The Oblique Order is a military tactic where an attacking army focuses its forces to attack a single enemy flank. The force commander concentrates the majority of his strength on one flank and uses the remainder to fix the enemy line. This allows a commander with weaker or equal forces to...

    , a military formation
  • Oblique projection
    Oblique projection
    Oblique projection is a simple type of graphical projection used for producing pictorial, two-dimensional images of three-dimensional objects.- Overview :Oblique projection is a type of parallel projection:...

    , in geometry and drawing, including cavalier and cabinet projection
  • Oblique reflection
    Oblique reflection
    In Euclidean geometry, oblique reflections generalize ordinary reflections by not requiring that reflection be done using perpendiculars. If two points are oblique reflections of each other, they will still stay so under affine transformations....

    , in Euclidean geometry
  • Oblique shock
    Oblique shock
    An oblique shock wave, unlike a normal shock, is inclined with respect to the incident upstream flow direction. It will occur when a supersonic flow encounters a corner that effectively turns the flow into itself and compresses. The upstream streamlines are uniformly deflected after the shock wave...

    , in gas dynamics
  • Oblique type
    Oblique type
    Oblique type is a form of type that slants slightly to the right, used in the same manner as italic type. Unlike italic type, however, it does not use different glyph shapes; it uses the same glyphs as roman type, except distorted...

    , in typography
  • Oblique wing
    Oblique wing
    An oblique wing is a variable geometry wing concept. On an aircraft so equipped, the wing is designed to rotate on center pivot, so that one tip is swept forward while the opposite tip is swept aft...

    , in aircraft design
  • Slash (punctuation)
    Slash (punctuation)
    The slash is a sign used as a punctuation mark and for various other purposes. It is now often called a forward slash , and many other alternative names.-History:...

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  • Oblique arytenoid muscle, in the neck
  • Oblique cord
    Oblique cord
    The oblique cord is a ligament between the two ulnar and radius bones in the lower arm near its elbow. It takes the form of a small, flattened band, extending downward and lateralward, from the lateral side of the ulnar tuberosity at the base of the coronoid process to the radius a little below the...

    , near the elbow point
  • Oblique fissure
    Oblique fissure
    In the lung, the oblique fissure separates the inferior lobe of either lung from the remainder of the lung. The oblique fissure extends from the spinous process of T2...

    , separating the inferior and superior lobes of the lungs

Abdominal muscles
  • Abdominal external oblique muscle
    Abdominal external oblique muscle
    The external oblique muscle is the largest and the most superficial of the three flat muscles of the lateral anterior abdomen.-Structure:...

  • Abdominal internal oblique muscle
    Abdominal internal oblique muscle
    The internal oblique muscle is the intermediate muscle of the abdomen, lying just underneath the external oblique and just above the transverse abdominal muscle.-Structure:...

Eye muscles
  • Inferior oblique muscle
    Inferior oblique muscle
    The Obliquus oculi inferior is a thin, narrow muscle placed near the anterior margin of the floor of the orbit.-Action:Its actions are lateral rotation, elevation and abduction of the eye....

  • Superior oblique muscle
    Superior oblique muscle
    For the abdominal muscle see: Abdominal external oblique muscleThe superior oblique muscle, or obliquus oculi superior, is a fusiform muscle originating in the upper, medial side of the orbit which abducts, depresses and internally rotates the eye...

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