Translations into Latin:
- limus(adjective, noun, noun (m.; 2nd declension), adjective (2-1-2) masculine )
- obliquus(adjective, adjective (2-1-2) )
- transversus(adjective, adjective (2-1-2) )
- transvorsus(adjective, cross-reference )
- traversus(adjective )
Not straightforward; indirect; obscure; hence, disingenuous; underhand; perverse; sinister.
Not expressed directly, by opposition to the accepted or proper way.
Not erect or perpendicular; neither parallel to, nor at right angles from, the base; slanting; inclined.
Not direct in descent; not following the line of father and son; collateral.
(military) To march in a direction oblique to the line of the column or platoon; — formerly accomplished by oblique steps, now by direct steps, the men half-facing either to the right or left.
(grammar) The oblique case.
Describing a style of text created by slanting a roman font to simulate italics when a true italic font isn't available on the computer or printer.
(geometry) An oblique line.
The punctuation sign "/"
To deviate from a perpendicular line; to move in an oblique direction.
Neither perpendicular nor parallel.
(botany, of leaves) Having the base of the blade asymmetrical, with one side larger or extending further than the other.