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Oblique fault

a fault that runs obliquely to, rather than parallel to or perpendicular to, the strike of the affected rocks


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    oblique fracture n. A fracture in which the line of break runs obliquely to the axis of the bone.

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  • Obliquely

    [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.

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