Obliquity

(Roget's Thesaurus)
<- N
PARAG:Obliquity->N
GRP: \\ N \\ 1
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ obliquity
obliquity
inclination
slope
slant
crookedness
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ slopeness
slopeness
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ leaning
leaning
&c.->V.
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ bevel
bevel
tilt
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ bias
bias
list
twist
swag
cant
lurch
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ distortion
distortion
&c. 243
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ bend
bend
&c.(curve) 245
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ tower of Pisa
tower of Pisa
GRP: \\ N \\ 2
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ acclivity
acclivity
rise
ascent
gradient
khudd
rising ground
hill
bank
declivity
downhill
dip
fall
devexity|
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ gentle slope
gentle slope
rapid slope
easy ascent
easy descent
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ shelving beach
shelving beach
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ talus
talus
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ monagne Russe
monagne Russe
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ facilis descensus cerni
facilis descensus cerni
GRP: \\ N \\ 3
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ steepness
steepness
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ cliff
cliff
precipice
&c.(vertical) 212
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ escarpment
escarpment
scarp
=>(measure of inclination)
GRP: \\ N \\ measure of inclination
Sgm: \\ N \\ measure of inclination \\ clinometer
clinometer
Sgm: \\ N \\ measure of inclination \\ sine
sine
cosine
cotangent
angle
hypothenuse
GRP: \\ N \\ 5
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ diagonal
diagonal
zigzag
PARAG:Obliquity->V
GRP: \\ V \\ 1
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ be oblique
be oblique
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ slope
slope
slant
lean
incline
shelve
stoop
decline
descend
bend
keel
careen
sag
swag
seel|
slouch
cant
sidle
GRP: \\ V \\ 2
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ render oblique
render oblique
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ sway
sway
bias
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ slope
slope
slant
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ incline
incline
bend
crook
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ cant
cant
tilt
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ distort
distort
&c. 243
PARAG:Obliquity->Adj
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ oblique
oblique
inclined
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ sloping
sloping
&c.->V.
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ tilted
tilted
&c.->V.
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ recumbent
recumbent
clinal
skew
askew
slant
aslant
plagihedral
indirect
wry
awry
ajee
crooked
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ knock-kneed
knock-kneed
&c.(distorted) 243
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ bevel
bevel
out of the perpendicular
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ aslope
aslope
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ asquint
asquint
backhanded
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ recubant
recubant
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 2
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ uphill
uphill
rising
ascending
acclivous
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ downhill
downhill
falling
descending
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ declining
declining
declivous
devex|
anticlinal
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ steep
steep
abrupt
precipitous
breakneck
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 3
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ diagonal
diagonal
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ transverse
transverse
transversal
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ athwart
athwart
antiparallel
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ curved
curved
&c. 245
PARAG:Obliquity->Adv
GRP: \\ Adv \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ obliquely
obliquely
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ on one side
on one side
all on one side
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ askew
askew
askant
askance
edgewise
at an angle
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ sidelong
sidelong
sideways
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ slopewise
slopewise
slantwise
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ by a side wind
by a side wind

English dictionary for students. 2013.

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  • Obliquity — Ob*liq ui*ty, n.; pl. {Obliquities}. [L. obliquitas: cf. F. obliquit[ e].] 1. The condition of being oblique; deviation from a right line; deviation from parallelism or perpendicularity; the amount of such deviation; divergence; as, the obliquity …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • obliquity — (n.) early 15c., from M.Fr. obliquité (14c.), from L. obliquitatem (nom. obliquitas) slanting direction, obliquity, noun of quality from obliquus (see OBLIQUE (Cf. oblique)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • obliquity — [ə blik′wə tē] n. pl. obliquities [ME obliquitee < L obliquitas] 1. the state or quality of being oblique 2. an oblique statement, action, etc. 3. a turning aside from moral conduct or sound thinking 4. Astron. the angle between the planes of… …   English World dictionary

  • obliquity — index bad faith, bad repute, corruption, crime, deception, delinquency (misconduct), improbity, indirect …   Law dictionary

  • obliquity — (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Slanting position Nouns 1. obliquity, obliqueness, deviation, divergence; inclination, slope, slant; crookedness; leaning; bevel, tilt; bias, list, swag, cant, twist, distortion; bend (see curvature);… …   English dictionary for students

  • obliquity — noun (plural ties) Date: 15th century 1. deviation from moral rectitude or sound thinking 2. a. deviation from parallelism or perpendicularity; also the amount of such deviation b. the angle between the planes of the earth s equator and orbit… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • obliquity — obliquitous, adj. /euh blik wi tee, oh blik /, n., pl. obliquities. 1. the state of being oblique. 2. divergence from moral conduct, rectitude, etc.; immorality, dishonesty, or the like. 3. an instance of such divergence. 4. mental perversity. 5 …   Universalium

  • obliquity — noun /əˈblɪkwɪti,əˈblɪkwɪɾi,oʊˈblɪkwɪɾi/ a) The quality of being oblique in direction, deviating from the horizontal or vertical; the angle created by such a deviation. The Planet Earth, so stedfast though she seem, / Insensibly three different… …   Wiktionary

  • obliquity — /əˈblɪkwəti/ (say uh blikwuhtee) noun (plural obliquities) 1. the state of being oblique. 2. divergence from moral rectitude. 3. a moral delinquency. 4. mental perversity. 5. an instance of mental perversity. 6. inclination, or degree of… …   Australian English dictionary

  • obliquity — taikinio sankirtos kampas statusas T sritis Gynyba apibrėžtis Kampas tarp dviejų sekyklų (akustinių bazių ir kt. stebėjimo priemonių) stebėjimo plokštumų. Matuojamas nuo 0 iki 180°. atitikmenys: angl. obliquity; observing angle rus. угол засечки… …   Artilerijos terminų žodynas

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