slant /ˈslænt/ 名詞
Slant v. i. [imp. & p. p. Slanted; p. pr. & vb. n. Slanting.] To be turned or inclined from a right line or level; to lie obliquely; to slope.
On the side of younder slanting hill. --Dodsley.
Slant, v. t. To turn from a direct line; to give an oblique or sloping direction to; as, to slant a line.
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.
Slant, a. Inclined from a direct line, whether horizontal or perpendicular; sloping; oblique. “The slant lightning.”
n 1: a biased way of looking at or presenting something [syn: angle]
2: degree of deviation from a horizontal plane; "the roof had a
steep pitch" [syn: pitch, rake]
v 1: lie obliquely; "A scar slanted across his face"
2: present with a bias; "He biased his presentation so as to
please the share holders" [syn: angle, weight]
3: to incline or bend from a vertical position; "She leaned
over the banister" [syn: lean, tilt, tip, angle]
4: heel over; "The tower is tilting"; "The ceiling is slanting"
[syn: cant, cant over, tilt, pitch]