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Tilt

noun

1) A covering overhead; especially, a tent.

2) The cloth covering of a cart or a wagon.

3) A cloth cover of a boat; a small canopy or awning extended over the sternsheets of a boat.

4) A thrust, as with a lance.

5) A military exercise on horseback, in which the combatants attacked each other with lances; a tournament.

6) See Tilt hammer, in the Vocabulary.

7) Inclination forward; as, the tilt of a cask.

v. i.

1) To run or ride, and thrust with a lance; to practice the military game or exercise of thrusting with a lance, as a combatant on horseback; to joust; also, figuratively, to engage in any combat or movement resembling that of horsemen tilting with lances.

2) To lean; to fall partly over; to tip.

v. t.

1) To cover with a tilt, or awning.

2) To incline; to tip; to raise one end of for discharging liquor; as, to tilt a barrel.

3) To point or thrust, as a lance.

4) To point or thrust a weapon at.

5) To hammer or forge with a tilt hammer; as, to tilt steel in order to render it more ductile.

Example Sentences for

Tilt

1) Its rotation period is very common for big asteroids , but nothing is known of its axial Tilt
2) I should have told you before that when I slipped that note into the hut, I also added another for Armand, which I directed him to leave behind, and which has sent Chauvelin and his men running full Tilt back to the Chat Grissafter me; but the first little note contained my real instructions, including those to old Briggs.
3) Tip-Tilt mirrors are effectively segmented mirrors having only one segment which can tip and Tilt , rather than having an array of multiple segments that can tip and Tilt independently
4) Luckily the clock took this moment to Tilt dangerously at the pressure of his head, whereupon he turned and caught it with trembling fingers and set it back in place.
5) This gives an axial Tilt of 45 in both cases
6) This gives an axial Tilt of about 125 or 115 , respectively
7) From a design perspective , a wide angle lens is one that projects a substantially larger image circle than would be typical for a standard design lens of the same focal length ; this enables either large Tilt & shift movements with a view camera , or lenses with wide fields of view
8) This technology is especially useful for powering IP telephones , wireless LAN access points , cameras with pan Tilt and zoom -LRB- PTZ -RRB- , remote Ethernet switches , embedded computers , thin clients and LCDs
9) Luckily the clock took this moment to Tilt dangerously at the pressure of his head, whereupon he turned and caught it with trembling fingers and set it back in place.
10) Its rotation period is typical for large asteroids , but nothing is known of its axial Tilt
11) Hsu is a member of the San Jose Tilt Mode Army crew
12) Tip-Tilt mirrors are effectively segmented adaptive optics mirrors having only one segment which can tip and Tilt , rather than having an array of multiple segments which can tip and Tilt independently
13) He was a man whose inner equilibrium did not Tilt easily, a man who knew the meaning of submission.
14) He was a man whose inner equilibrium did not Tilt easily, a man who knew the meaning of submission.
15) I should have told you before that when I slipped that note into the hut, I also added another for Armand, which I directed him to leave behind, and which has sent Chauvelin and his men running full Tilt back to the Chat Grissafter me; but the first little note contained my real instructions, including those to old Briggs.
16) Lightcurve analysis indicates that Kalliopes pole most likely points towards ecliptic coordinates -LRB- , -RRB- = -LRB- -23 , 20 -RRB- with a 10 uncertainty , which gives Kalliope an axial Tilt of 103