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.
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Solved Example on Oblique Prism
Ques: Identify the oblique lines from the figures shown.
A. Figure 1
B. Figure 2
C. Figure 3
D. Figure 4
Correct Answer: A
Step 1: Here, the lines in figure 1 are neither vertical nor horizontal.
Step 2: So, the lines in figure 1 are oblique lines.