Translation of oblique in Spanish:


oblicuo, adj.

Pronunciation /əˈblik/ /oʊˈblik/ /əˈbliːk/

Definition of oblicuo in Spanish


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    (line/plane/angle) oblicuo
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • A large, angular semi-pelite clast contains two tectonic fabrics, one of which is parallel to bedding within the clast whereas the other is oblique to it.
    • The oblique crest tends to be parallel to the lingual border.
    • In addition, Lee designers express the theme with ‘unfinished design’ which includes handicraft style, oblique neckline and patchwork.
    • An oblique stroke or virgule is a symbol used in differing circumstances to create different meanings.
    • 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.
    • I took particular pleasure in the oblique angles.
    • In this watershed sequence, the oblique angles and edgy camerawork signal the presence of Jeffrey's gaze as his invisible aura surrounds Susan in her destitution.
    • Loading was performed at the beginning of the light period by cutting the end of a mature source leaf at an oblique angle and inserting it into a fluorescein-filled 100 l capillary.
    • Those cars then have to get back out at an oblique angle across two opposing lanes of traffic creating - yes you've guessed it - more traffic-flow difficulties.
    • Quick as a flash, the little Italian was there to steal the ball and hook it into the net from an oblique angle.
    • The oblique angles of the architecture and its tilted-up floors - both old conventions - further expand the visible space within the painting.
    • Take care where you place your camera: if you are taking pictures early in the morning try placing it at oblique angles to the sun - this will give your images strong shadows.
    • Five other works focus on shadow pictures created by bright light cast at an oblique angle across various relief materials attached to the wall.
    • Fortunately, it came in at an oblique angle and skipped off his mail, ripping a huge tear in his poncho without inflicting any other damage.
    • His face, turned at an oblique angle from the camera, is unreadable.
    • Higher up, the petioles bend away from the pseudostem to hold the huge oval leaves at an oblique angle.
    • It only becomes recognisable when viewed from a very oblique angle, by standing practically alongside the left-hand edge of the painting.
  • 2

    (reply/reference/style) indirecto
    she gave me an oblique look me miró de soslayo / de refilón
    • 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.
    • They were protest films, with calls direct rather than oblique.
    • The painting suggests deeply considered feeling, transparent and mysterious, direct and oblique.
    • He might argue that he is not interested in the social realism of the past and that only this oblique, indirect manner of telling a story is appropriate to our ‘new global reality’ and new media, and so forth.
    • The carpets placed on the floor seemed to be an oblique reference to the manner in which women are still walked all over in many parts of the world.
    • As always, my answer is rather long and rambling, and approaches the topic in a very oblique manner.
    • Watching it now it seems even stranger that its oblique characters and elliptical, alien scenes of remote mountain-town malaise managed to hypnotise so many people for two series.
    • Before history could even repeat itself in some oblique manner, McLeish seems set to seek outside assistance.
    • Yet it is possible to approach this problem in an oblique manner.
    • The search engine also acts, in an oblique manner, as an anti-censorship tool.
    • However wonderful your foster parent may seem, nothing can equal your real mother, an oblique metaphor to those youngsters who believe in leading a fast-track life, thanks to the Western influences.
    • In fact, when one considers the oblique twists, unexpected turns and apparently random decisions that have characterised his career, then a home in the Highlands village actually seems somehow inevitable.
    • Recently he has dropped oblique hints about the frustrations and pressures of satisfying the club's aspirations, but he would consider prolonged exposure to the Champions League hugely stimulating.
    • The church contended that since the association's petition had an oblique motive to ‘prevent a religious minority institution from pursuing its religious activities’.
    • The instrumentation is acoustic guitar plus woodwinds and strings - meandering arrangements, oblique lyrics, and his vocal style is pretty full on, so right up my alley.
    • But this Mr McGlyn's story actually has some oblique relevance to these remarks, because I do want to open with a ‘what if’ scenario.
    • Through humour, satire, and a range of experiments with language, the collection offers an oblique commentary on Caribbean society.
  • 3

    (case) oblicuo
    • 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.
    • The Gerund and the Gerundive are used, in the oblique cases, in many of the constructions of nouns.


  • 1

    (inclinada) barra feminine