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Meaning of cant

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      n 1: stock phrases that have become nonsense through endless
           repetition [syn: {buzzword}, {cant}]
      2: a slope in the turn of a road or track; the outside is higher
         than the inside in order to reduce the effects of centrifugal
         force [syn: {bank}, {cant}, {camber}]
      3: a characteristic language of a particular group (as among
         thieves); "they don't speak our lingo" [syn: {slang}, {cant},
         {jargon}, {lingo}, {argot}, {patois}, {vernacular}]
      4: insincere talk about religion or morals [syn: {cant}, {pious
      5: two surfaces meeting at an angle different from 90 degrees
         [syn: {bevel}, {cant}, {chamfer}]
      v 1: heel over; "The tower is tilting"; "The ceiling is
           slanting" [syn: {cant}, {cant over}, {tilt}, {slant},

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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