Definitions for tilt

Definitions for (noun) tilt

Main entry: rock, tilt, sway, careen

Definition: pitching dangerously to one side

Main entry: lean, leaning, list, tilt, inclination

Definition: the property possessed by a line or surface that departs from the vertical

Usage: the tower had a pronounced tilt; the ship developed a list to starboard; he walked with a heavy inclination to the right

Main entry: tilt

Definition: a slight but noticeable partiality

Usage: the court's tilt toward conservative rulings

Main entry: arguing, argument, tilt, disceptation, disputation, contention, contestation, controversy

Definition: a contentious speech act; a dispute where there is strong disagreement

Usage: they were involved in a violent argument

Main entry: tilt, joust

Definition: a combat between two mounted knights tilting against each other with blunted lances

Definitions for (verb) tilt

Main entry: tilt

Definition: charge with a tilt

Main entry: tilt, pitch, slant, cant, cant over

Definition: heel over

Usage: The tower is tilting; The ceiling is slanting

Main entry: careen, tilt, shift, wobble

Definition: move sideways or in an unsteady way

Usage: The ship careened out of control

Main entry: slant, tilt, tip, angle, lean

Definition: to incline or bend from a vertical position

Usage: She leaned over the banister

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