Tilt-up

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Tilt-up (Zoöl) Same as Tip-up.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n tilt-up In fishing, same as tilt, 6.
    • n tilt-up In ornithology, a fiddler or teetertail. See cut under Tringoides.
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Usage

In literature:

Around spun the biplane and then tilted up as if about to go over.
"The Rover Boys in the Air" by Edward Stratemeyer
Then I saw the man carefully tilt the toy horse up by the rope.
"The Convert" by Elizabeth Robins
He tilted up the elevator slightly and shot across a series of fields, climbing.
"The Trail of the Hawk" by Sinclair Lewis
Of a sudden the plain tilted up to meet the sky.
"Crooked Trails and Straight" by William MacLeod Raine
You have seen a man tilt a heavy box over on its side by placing a crowbar under it, then lifting up the crowbar.
"The Wonders of the Jungle, Book Two" by Prince Sarath Ghosh
I lifted it up and tilted it over my glass, but nothing came out.
"Masterpieces of Mystery, Vol. 1 (of 4)" by Various
The sergeant reached up into the wagon-tilt to lift down the lantern from where he had hung it to one of the tilt-bows.
"The Kopje Garrison" by George Manville Fenn
He tilted the bottle up to the light of a street lamp and saw a yellow gleam.
"The Strange Adventures of Mr. Middleton" by Wardon Allan Curtis
Don't tilt up your legs when you laugh, Polly, or you'll go over backwards.
"Mugby Junction" by Charles Dickens
After a little he tilted his head and looked up at her.
"Sawtooth Ranch" by B. M. Bower
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In poetry:

I sang as one
Who on a tilting deck sings
To keep their courage up, thought the wave hangs
That shall cut off their sun.
"The Conflict" by Cecil Day Lewis
Tilting with the winds,
On arrowy stems,
Pineapple-barked,
A green crescent of palms
Sends up its forked
Firework of fronds.
"Southern Sunrise" by Sylvia Plath
Just the airiest, fairiest slip of a thing,
With a Gainsborough hat, like a butterfly's wing,
Tilted up at one side with the jauntiest air,
And a knot of red roses sown in under there
Where the shadows are lost in her hair.
"A Discouraging Model" by James Whitcomb Riley

In news:

(March 8, 2012) As the film opens, the camera pans through a bucolic redwood forest, tilting up into the branches.
Bringing Up Bobby Directed and co-written by Famke Janssen Dutch Tilt Film Opens September 28, Beekman Theatre.
Is it the cute duck heads that tilt and look up at me.
For more information or to sign up as an exhibitor for the Tilted Kilt 's "Four Wheel Fridays," visit www.tiltedkiltrockford.com.
Several characteristics of tilt-up construction contribute to its creativity and craftsmanship on the design and in the field.
TCA releases The Construction of Tilt-Up .
The newest publication from the TCA is the second in a planned trilogy of resources covering the architecture, engineering and construction of Tilt-Up .
Spot in SEC title tilt up for grabs, as Arkansas visits LSU.
Staring at the leftover meatloaf in the fridge the other night, I tilted my head like a dog trying to understand its owner and tried to figure out what to do with it, how to change it up… and look what I did.
We rounded up 17 amazing perfectly timed pictures that will no doubt amuse you – or at the very least make you tilt your head and say 'Wha.
Tilt-Up Concrete and Multi-Purpose Repair Material Used for High Profile Promenade Shopping Center.
I have, but my biggest problem is having to hold my head up with my fist or have it tilt to the side.
Defense comes up big again in physical tilt.
2 North quarterfinal round tilts told two very different tales and resulted in a pair of very familiar rivals setting up for a showdown in Tuesday's semifinals.
Tilt -Up Concrete Association.
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In science:

The symbols denote different phases: solid (down triangles); tilted smectic B (up triangles); smectic A (diamonds); nematic (squares); isotropic (circles).
Dipolar interactions, molecular flexibility, and flexoelectricity in bent-core liquid crystals
Cd (H) (up to isomorphism) whose direct sum is a d−cluster tilting ob ject).
Generalized cluster complexes via quiver representations
Recall that for a hereditary algebra H , an H -module T is tilting if Ext1 H (T , T ) = 0 and T has exactly n nonisomorphic indecomposable summands up to isomorphism.
Tilting theory and cluster algebras
We picked up three different regions in the meridional plane and histograms, in the two regions (R = 0.6, z = 0. and R = 0.6, z = 0.2) where the meridional tilt was maximum, are fairly well represented by a single Gaussian DF with different variances.
Meridional tilt of the stellar velocity ellipsoid during bar buckling instability
This relation is exact, if the tilted measures are considered, and it is true up to irrelevant error terms if one considers the conditioned measures.
Hopfield models as generalized random mean field models
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