Slant

Definition of Slant

v. i.1.To be turned or inclined from a right line or level; to lie obliquely; to slope.
[imp. & p. p. Slanted; p. pr. & vb. n. Slanting.]
On the side of younder slanting hill.
- Dodsley.
v. t.1.To turn from a direct line; to give an oblique or sloping direction to; as, to slant a line.
n.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.
a.1.Inclined from a direct line, whether horizontal or perpendicular; sloping; oblique.

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