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Overview of noun oblique

The noun oblique has 2 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. oblique, oblique case

(any grammatical case other than the nominative)

2. external oblique muscle, musculus obliquus externus abdominis, abdominal external oblique muscle, oblique

(a diagonally arranged abdominal muscle on either side of the torso)

Overview of adj oblique

The adj oblique has 2 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (2) oblique

(slanting or inclined in direction or course or position

2. devious, oblique

(indirect in departing from the accepted or proper way; misleading; "used devious means to achieve success"; "gave oblique answers to direct questions"; "oblique political maneuvers") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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