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Meaning of tilt

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

      n 1: a combat between two mounted knights tilting against each
           other with blunted lances [syn: {joust}, {tilt}]
      2: a contentious speech act; a dispute where there is strong
         disagreement; "they were involved in a violent argument"
         [syn: {controversy}, {contention}, {contestation},
         {disputation}, {disceptation}, {tilt}, {argument}, {arguing}]
      3: a slight but noticeable partiality; "the court's tilt toward
         conservative rulings"
      4: the property possessed by a line or surface that departs from
         the vertical; "the tower had a pronounced tilt"; "the ship
         developed a list to starboard"; "he walked with a heavy
         inclination to the right" [syn: {tilt}, {list},
         {inclination}, {lean}, {leaning}]
      5: pitching dangerously to one side [syn: {rock}, {careen},
         {sway}, {tilt}]
      v 1: to incline or bend from a vertical position; "She leaned
           over the banister" [syn: {lean}, {tilt}, {tip}, {slant},
      2: heel over; "The tower is tilting"; "The ceiling is slanting"
         [syn: {cant}, {cant over}, {tilt}, {slant}, {pitch}]
      3: move sideways or in an unsteady way; "The ship careened out
         of control" [syn: {careen}, {wobble}, {shift}, {tilt}]
      4: charge with a tilt

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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