Search Result for "canted":
1. departing or being caused to depart from the true vertical or horizontal;
- Example: "the leaning tower of Pisa"
- Example: "the headstones were tilted"
[syn: atilt, canted, leaning, tilted, tipped]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Cant \Cant\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Canted; p. pr. & vb. n. Canting.] 1. To incline; to set at an angle; to tilt over; to tip upon the edge; as, to cant a cask; to cant a ship. [1913 Webster] 2. To give a sudden turn or new direction to; as, to cant round a stick of timber; to cant a football. [1913 Webster] 3. To cut off an angle from, as from a square piece of timber, or from the head of a bolt. [1913 Webster]The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Canted \Cant"ed\, a. [From 2d Cant.] 1. Having angles; as, a six canted bolt head; a canted window. [1913 Webster] Canted column (Arch.), a column polygonal in plan. [1913 Webster] 2. Inclined at an angle to something else; tipped; sloping. [1913 Webster]