the relative motion of two melodic parts in which one remains in place or moves relatively little while the other moves more actively.
noun, Drafting. 1. See under (def 13). [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. […]
noun 1. the navigation of a vessel on a point of the compass other than one of the cardinal points. noun 1. a ship’s movement on a course that is not due north, south, east, or west
noun 1. a representation of an object as it would appear if cut by a plane that is other than parallel or perpendicular to its longest axis.
- Oblique-slip fault
noun 1. a fault on which the movement is along both the strike and the dip of the fault