slanted

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj slanted having an oblique or slanted direction
    • adj slanted favoring one person or side over another "a biased account of the trial","a decision that was partial to the defendant"
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Quotations

  • Winston Churchill
    Winston%20Churchill
    “The nose of the bulldog has been slanted backwards so that he can breathe without letting go.”
  • Emily Dickinson
    Emily%20Dickinson
    “Tell the truth, but tell it slant.”

Usage

In literature:

Each cone got placed over a slanted form just so; kick, and half the slot is made.
"Working With the Working Woman" by Cornelia Stratton Parker
Then there was a kind of a little slanting shelf with all grass and bushes.
"Roy Blakeley's Bee-line Hike" by Percy Keese Fitzhugh
He noticed that the plane was slanting gradually downward.
"Space Platform" by Murray Leinster
As we began to fall, the doctor turned the rudder hard down, in order to give us a long sailing slant.
"Pharaoh's Broker" by Ellsworth Douglass
Mayhap it runs strong through this race betwixt the shoal and the beach with a slant that's bad for us.
"Blackbeard: Buccaneer" by Ralph D. Paine
I should not have noticed them had there not been two of them, and these slanting in the same direction.
"Popular Adventure Tales" by Mayne Reid
Hearing this kindly summons, the flock dipped at once and came slanting steeply toward earth.
"The Watchers of the Trails" by Charles G. D. Roberts
The afternoon sunlight slanted through the deep polished green of the trees.
"The Girl Scouts in Beechwood Forest" by Margaret Vandercook
The trail here was faintly outlined, and it was six inches wide and slanting as well.
"The Boy Scouts Book of Campfire Stories" by Various
Then a subterranean chamber would be opened out from the slant tunnel.
"Myths and Marvels of Astronomy" by Richard A. Proctor
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In poetry:

But when the fiery days were done,
And Autumn brought his purple haze,
Then, kindling in the slanted sun,
The hillsides gleamed with golden maize.
"The New Eden" by Oliver Wendell Holmes
`But full as oft as on loving kiss
I gazed upon lonely tear;
And when drenched kine huddle and slant winds hiss,
Then living seemed long and drear.
"The Fallen Elm" by Alfred Austin
And while the slanted sunbeams wove
The shadows of the frost-stained grove,
And, picturing all, the river ran
O'er cloud and wood, I thus began:—
"The Chapel of the Hermits" by John Greenleaf Whittier
Time to move off, go east, toward
A land where morning burns and blazes
And where across the sun-parched sward
A bird's small, slanting shadow races.
""The camel snorts. He won't get up"" by Ivan Bunin
The slanting sunbeams tip with gold
The emerald leaves in the forests old—
But I must away from this fairy scene,
Those leafy woods and those valleys green!
"The Banished Spirit's Song" by Denis Florence MacCarthy
Here is one of them. She looks so weary
As she steps across the threshold, and
Rising from the basement, drab and dreary,
Walks across the courtyard on a slant.
"Confession" by Boris Pasternak

In news:

A fantastic DVD review of Treme's second season at Slant.
A brilliant, hard slant on life as an African immigrant in New York.
It's the local chef's long-anticipated first cookbook, full of recipes from his celebrated Slanted Door restaurant as well as dishes Phan grew up with and now cooks at home.
Slant, Cheyenne , and Joel.
Have you been to the Slant Culture Theatre Festival yet.
It was a simple slant route.
It's called the fiscal cliff, and according to a recent Pew Research Poll, more Americans are paying attention to it than the GOP slant.
Oh, For a Moosabec Gazebo Slant .
The Slant Culture Theatre Festival Opens.
Slant culture theatre festival RSS.
Article seemed to have a pro-frack slant .
Political Slant Marks Romney Tax Return.
A Unique Slant of Light: The Bicentennial History of Art in Louisiana.
New Jeepers has strange slant .
Political Slant Marks Romney's Tax Return, Democrats Say.
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In science:

Numbers in slanted fonts are calculated by us, from the information given in the quoted references.
Review of lattice results concerning low energy particle physics
The slant map is an isomorphism between each chain group and commutes with the differentials and is therefore an isomorphism of chain complexes.
A Second Order Algebraic Knot Concordance Group
It follows from the fact that the slant map, the diagonal chain approximation and f are chain maps.
A Second Order Algebraic Knot Concordance Group
Application of the slant map to this gives us the ϕ0 maps as claimed.
A Second Order Algebraic Knot Concordance Group
The mass composition is determined by using average Xma x , < Xma x >, and its distribution width, RMS(Xma x ), observed by the FD, where Xma x [g/cm2 ] is de fined as the slant atmospheric depth of the maximum shower development in the atmosphere.
Measurement of Ultra-High Energy Cosmic Rays: An Experimental Summary and Prospects
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