oblique


Definition of Oblique

  • The lines that are drawn at an angle (not 900) to the horizon are called Oblique Lines.

More about Oblique

  • Oblique lines are neither vertical nor horizontal.

Example of Oblique

The above figure shows a triangle being cut by an oblique line.

Solved Example on Oblique

Identify the oblique lines from the figures shown.

Choices:
A. Figure 1
B. Figure 2
C. Figure 3
D. Figure 4
Correct Answer: A
Solution:
Step 1: Here, the lines in figure 1 are neither vertical nor horizontal.
Step 2: So, the lines in figure 1 are oblique lines.

Related Terms for Oblique

  • Angle
  • Horizon
  • Lines
  • Vertical