tilt (Meaning)

Wordnet

tilt (n)

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

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

a slight but noticeable partiality

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

pitching dangerously to one side

Wordnet

tilt (v)

to incline or bend from a vertical position

heel over

move sideways or in an unsteady way

charge with a tilt

Webster

tilt (n.)

A covering overhead; especially, a tent.

The cloth covering of a cart or a wagon.

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

A thrust, as with a lance.

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

See hammer, in the Vocabulary.

Inclination forward; as, the tilt of a cask.

Webster

tilt (v. t.)

To cover with a tilt, or awning.

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

To point or thrust, as a lance.

To point or thrust a weapon at.

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

Webster

tilt (v. i.)

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.

To lean; to fall partly over; to tip.

Synonyms & Antonyms of tilt

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tilt Sentence Examples

  1. The tall building tilted precariously in the high winds.
  2. The artist tilted her head thoughtfully, studying the painting.
  3. The photographer tilted the camera to capture the perfect shot.
  4. The weight of the books tilted the shelf slightly.
  5. The car tilted to one side as it took the sharp corner.
  6. The unbalanced table tilted forward, causing the dishes to slide off.
  7. The dancer tilted his body gracefully, executing a flawless pirouette.
  8. The tree tilted away from the wind, its branches swaying gently.
  9. The phone tilted on its stand, the screen facing upwards.
  10. The child tilted the toy boat in the water, watching it float.

FAQs About the word tilt

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The tall building tilted precariously in the high winds.

The artist tilted her head thoughtfully, studying the painting.

The photographer tilted the camera to capture the perfect shot.

The weight of the books tilted the shelf slightly.