Definition of obliquation in English:

obliquation

noun

historical
  • Bending aside or in an oblique direction; movement away from a straight line, position, or course; an instance of this.

Origin

Late Middle English; earliest use found in Guy de Chauliac's Grande Chirurgie. From post-classical Latin obliquation-, obliquatio action or effect of slanting (late 2nd cent. in Tertullian), strabismus from classical Latin oblīquāt-, past participial stem of oblīquāre + -iō.

Pronunciation

obliquation

/ˌɒblɪˈkweɪʃn/