oblique light


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oblique light

Light rays that strike a surface obliquely.
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Held in an oblique light, it shines like beaten pewter.
In Act II, the showstopper "Good Night Saigon," performed in blinding oblique light, depicts a harrowing battle scene in which Eddie's gyrations express his pent-up rage.
The characteristics of various papers are revealed by casting different forms of light on them, chiefly normal light, raking or oblique light, and transmitted or back light.