v. i.1.To be turned or inclined from a right line or level; to lie obliquely; to slope.
[imp. & p. p. Slanted; p. pr. & vb. n. Slanting.]
v. t.1.To turn from a direct line; to give an oblique or sloping direction to; as, to slant a line.
n.1.A slanting direction or plane; a slope; as, it lies on a slant.
2.An oblique reflection or gibe; a sarcastic remark.
Slant or wind
a local variation of the wind from its general direction.
a.1.Inclined from a direct line, whether horizontal or perpendicular; sloping; oblique.
Noun1.slant - a biased way of looking at or presenting something
Synonyms: angle
2.slant - degree of deviation from a horizontal plane; "the roof had a steep pitch"
Synonyms: rake, pitch
Verb1.slant - lie obliquely; "A scar slanted across his face"
2.slant - present with a bias; "He biased his presentation so as to please the share holders"
Synonyms: weight, angle
3.slant - to incline or bend from a vertical position; "She leaned over the banister"
Synonyms: lean, tilt, angle, tip
4.slant - heel over; "The tower is tilting"; "The ceiling is slanting"
Synonyms: cant, cant over, tilt, pitch
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Translate Slant to Spanish, Translate Slant to German, Translate Slant to French
-- Slant --
Slant or wind
slap on
slap on the side
slap together
Slape ale
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