Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Oblique"

The meaning of "Oblique" in various phrases and sentences

Q: O que significa oblique?
A: It can also be used in a literary way. Oblique can mean to not be direct.
An action can be done in an oblique manner.

Synonyms of "Oblique" and their differences

Q: Qual é a diferença entre oblique e slanted ?

Imagine that we lay a plank of wood on a level floor.

We lift one end of the wood up so that it is on an angle, any angle other than 90°.

The wood is now both slanted and oblique.

Slanted describes the diagonal direction.

Oblique angles are defined as literally any angle other than 90° or multiples of 90°
Q: Qual é a diferença entre oblique e incline e unbalance ?
A: 1. oblique describes an angle that is not parallel or a right angle.

2. An incline is a slope or slant.

3. Imbalance describes something that is not equal or not stable.


1. He did not hang the picture correctly, it is oblique from the window.

2. Because the incline on her shoes was too high, she stumbled and fell.

3. He was imbalanced on the tightrope and fell off.

Translations of "Oblique"

Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (RU)? oblique
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