Slant : Definition

Slant

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Pronunciation : Slant
Part of Speech : v.
Etymology : [OE. slenten to slope, slide; cf. Sw. slinta to slide.]
Definition : Defn: To be turned or inclined from a right line or level; to lie obliquely; to slope. On the side of younder slanting hill. Dodsley.

i. [imp. & p. p. Slanted; p. pr. & vb. n. Slanting.]
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : Slant
Part of Speech : v.
Definition : Defn: To turn from a direct line; to give an oblique or sloping direction to; as, to slant a line.

t.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : Slant
Part of Speech : n.
Definition : 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.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : Slant
Part of Speech : a.
Etymology : [Cf. dial. Sw. slant. See Slant, v. i.]
Definition : Defn: Inclined from a direct line, whether horizontal or perpendicular; sloping; oblique. "The slant lightning." Milton.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

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