Definitions for obliquityəˈblɪk wɪ ti, oʊˈblɪk-
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
o•bliq•ui•tyəˈblɪk wɪ ti, oʊˈblɪk-(n.)(pl.)-ties.
the state of being oblique.
an inclination or a degree of inclination.
deliberate evasiveness in speech or writing.
a confusing or obscure statement or passage of writing.
the angle between the plane of the earth's orbit and that of the earth's equator, equal to 23°27~; the inclination of the earth's equator.
the presentation during labor of the head of the fetus at an abnormal angle
the quality of being deceptive
The quality of being oblique in direction, deviating from the horizontal or vertical; the angle created by such a deviation.
Mental or moral deviation or perversity; immorality.
The quality of being obscure, oftentimes willfully, sometimes as an exercise in euphemism.
the condition of being oblique; deviation from a right line; deviation from parallelism or perpendicularity; the amount of such deviation; divergence; as, the obliquity of the ecliptic to the equator
deviation from ordinary rules; irregularity; deviation from moral rectitude
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