a fault that runs obliquely to, rather than parallel to or perpendicular to, the strike of the affected rocks
- Oblique fracture
oblique fracture n. A fracture in which the line of break runs obliquely to the axis of the bone.
- Oblique lie
oblique lie n. An anatomical relationship in which the fetal axis crosses the maternal axis at an angle other than a right angle.
[uh-bleek-lee, oh-bleek-; Military uh-blahyk-lee, oh-blahyk-] /əˈblik li, oʊˈblik-; Military əˈblaɪk li, oʊˈblaɪk-/ adverb 1. in an manner or direction.
noun, Music. 1. the relative motion of two melodic parts in which one remains in place or moves relatively little while the other moves more actively.