a cone whose surface is generated by lines joining a fixed point to the points of a circle, the fixed point lying on a line that is not perpendicular to the circle at its center.
noun, Geometry. 1. a cylinder generated by the revolution of a parallelogram other than a rectangle about one of its sides.
plural noun, Mathematics. 1. a system of in which the axes do not meet at right angles.
[uh-bleek, oh-bleek; Military uh-blahyk, oh-blahyk] /əˈblik, oʊˈblik; Military əˈblaɪk, oʊˈblaɪk/ adjective 1. neither perpendicular nor parallel to a given line or surface; slanting; sloping. 2. (of a solid) not having the axis perpendicular to the plane of the base. 3. diverging from a given straight line or course. 4. not straight or direct, as a […]
- Oblique diameter
oblique diameter n. The diameter of the pelvic inlet from the sacroiliac joint of one side to the opposite iliopectineal eminence.