Definitions for skewskyu
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
to turn aside or swerve; take an oblique course.
to look askance; squint.
(v.t.)to give an oblique direction to; shape, form, or cut obliquely.
to distort; misrepresent:
to skew data.
(adj.)having an oblique direction or position; slanting.
having a part that deviates from a straight line, right angle, etc.:
Statistics. (of a distribution) having skewness.
(n.)an oblique movement, direction, or position.
a wood chisel having a cutting edge set obliquely.
Category: Building Trades
Origin of skew:
1350–1400; (v.) ME: to slip away, swerve < MD schuwen to get out of the way, shun
having an oblique or slanting direction or position
"the picture was skew"
turn or place at an angle
"the lines on the sheet of paper are skewed"
To change or alter in a particular direction.
A disproportionate number of female subjects in the study group skewed the results.
To shape or form in an oblique way; to cause to take an oblique position.
To throw or hurl obliquely.
Neither perpendicular nor parallel (usually said of two lines).
Origin: From escuer/eskiuer, northern variants of eschuer/eschiver/eschever.
awry; obliquely; askew
turned or twisted to one side; situated obliquely; skewed; -- chiefly used in technical phrases
a stone at the foot of the slope of a gable, the offset of a buttress, or the like, cut with a sloping surface and with a check to receive the coping stones and retain them in place
to walk obliquely; to go sidling; to lie or move obliquely
to start aside; to shy, as a horse
to look obliquely; to squint; hence, to look slightingly or suspiciously
to shape or form in an oblique way; to cause to take an oblique position
to throw or hurl obliquely
Translations for skew
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
not straight or symmetrical.
- enviesadoPortuguese (BR)
- λοξός, ασύμμετροςGreek
- de traversFrench
- kos, krivCroatian
- tidak lurusIndonesian
- skáhallur, skakkurIcelandic
- obliquo, stortoItalian
- kreivas, asimetriškasLithuanian
- tidak lurusMalay
- skjev, usymmetriskNorwegian
- косой; асимметричныйRussian
- sned, skevSwedish
- eğri, eğikTurkish
- 歪斜的Chinese (Trad.)
- косий; асиметричнийUkrainian
- اریبی ، ترچھاUrdu
- nghiêng, xiên, lệchVietnamese
- 歪斜的Chinese (Simp.)
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