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oblique fault


      n   a fault that runs obliquely to, rather than parallel to or perpendicular to, the strike of the affected rocks  
Diccionario de inglés definición  
1    at an angle; slanting; sloping  
2      (Geometry)  
a    (of lines, planes, etc.) neither perpendicular nor parallel to one another or to another line, plane, etc.  
b    not related to or containing a right angle  
3    indirect or evasive  
4      (Grammar)   denoting any case of nouns, pronouns, etc., other than the nominative and vocative  
5      (Biology)   having asymmetrical sides or planes  
an oblique leaf     
6    (of a map projection) constituting a type of zenithal projection in which the plane of projection is tangential to the earth's surface at some point between the equator and the poles  
7    something oblique, esp. a line  
8       another name for       solidus       1  
9      (Navigation)   the act of changing course by less than 90°  
10    an aerial photograph taken at an oblique angle  
      vb   intr  
11    to take or have an oblique direction  
12    (of a military formation) to move forward at an angle  
     (C15: from Old French, from Latin obliquus, of obscure origin)  
  obliquely      adv  
  obliqueness      n  

oblique angle  
      n   an angle that is not a right angle or any multiple of a right angle  
oblique fault  
      n   a fault that runs obliquely to, rather than parallel to or perpendicular to, the strike of the affected rocks  
oblique sailing  
      n   a ship's movement on a course that is not due north, south, east, or west  
oblique-slip fault  
      n   a fault on which the movement is along both the strike and the dip of the fault  

Diccionario de inglés definición  



1    angled, aslant, at an angle, atilt, inclined, slanted, slanting, sloped, sloping, tilted  
2    backhanded, circuitous, circumlocutory, evasive, implied, indirect, roundabout, sidelong  
2    blunt, candid, direct, downright, forthright, frank, open, straightforward  

Diccionario de inglés sinónimos  

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1: marked by an often ill-natured inclination to stress faults and raise objections <captious critics> 2: calculated to confuse, entrap, or entangle in argument <a captious question>
inclined to bring forward small faults; made to confuse in argument
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