Definitions for obliquityəˈblɪk wɪ ti, oʊˈblɪk-

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. asynclitism, obliquity(noun)

    the presentation during labor of the head of the fetus at an abnormal angle

  2. deceptiveness, obliquity(noun)

    the quality of being deceptive

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  1. obliquity(Noun)

    The quality of being oblique in direction, deviating from the horizontal or vertical; the angle created by such a deviation.

  2. obliquity(Noun)

    Mental or moral deviation or perversity; immorality.

  3. obliquity(Noun)

    The quality of being obscure, oftentimes willfully, sometimes as an exercise in euphemism.

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Obliquity(noun)

    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

  2. Obliquity(noun)

    deviation from ordinary rules; irregularity; deviation from moral rectitude

  3. Origin: [L. obliquitas: cf. F. obliquit.]


Translations for obliquity

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  • obliqüitatCatalan, Valencian
  • kieroutuneisuus, pahe, vinousFinnish
  • obliquitéFrench
  • конусность, ошибка, косое направление, перекос, нарушение, скос, угол наклона, наклон, проступокRussian

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