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slant 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Adjective
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slanted, past participle; slants, 3rd person singular present; slanted, past tense; slanting, present participle;
  1. Sloping
    • - slant pockets
Verb
  1. Slope or lean in a particular direction; diverge from the vertical or horizontal
    • - a plowed field slanted up to the skyline
  2. (esp. of light or shadow) Fall in an oblique direction
    • - the early sun slanted across the mountains
  3. Cause (something) to lean or slope in such a way
    • - slant your skis as you turn to send up a curtain of water
  4. Present or view (information) from a particular angle, esp. in a biased or unfair way
    • - slanted news coverage
Noun
  1. A sloping position
    • - the hedge grew at a slant
    • - cut flower stems on the slant
  2. A particular point of view from which something is seen or presented
    • - a new slant on science
  3. offensive. A contemptuous term for an East Asian or Southeast Asian person


  1. a biased way of looking at or presenting something
  2. lie obliquely; "A scar slanted across his face"
  3. pitch: degree of deviation from a horizontal plane; "the roof had a steep pitch"
  4. present with a bias; "He biased his presentation so as to please the share holders"
  5. lean: to incline or bend from a vertical position; "She leaned over the banister"
  6. cant: heel over; "The tower is tilting"; "The ceiling is slanting"
  7. Slant was a science fiction fanzine edited by Walt Willis in collaboration with James White. It won the retro-Hugo for Best Fanzine of 1954, awarded in 2004.
  8. Slant is the predominant angle of the downward stroke in Western handwriting. A good basis for its estimation is the point of the handwritten curve where the velocity has its peak value in the downward stroke. ...
  9. Slant was the name of a Catholic magazine associated with the University of Cambridge and the Dominican Order during the 1960s, and of the group associated with this magazine. ...
  10. Slant Magazine is an online publication that features reviews of movies, music, TV, DVDs, theater, and video games, as well as interviews with actors, directors, and musicians. The site covers various film festivals like the New York Film Festival.
  11. A Slant route is a pattern run by a receiver in American Football, where the receiver runs up the field at approximately a 45 degree angle, heading to the gap between the linebackers and the linemen. ...
  12. A profanity is a word, expression, gesture, or other social behavior which is socially constructed or interpreted as insulting, rude, vulgar, desecrating, or showing disrespect.
  13. A slope or incline; A bias, tendency, or leaning; a perspective or angle; A person of Asian descent; To lean, tilt or incline; To bias or skew
  14. (slanted) Placed at an angle, on a slant
  15. (Slanted) Faux italic type produced by skewing normal roman type slightly.
  16. (Slanting) A pronounced lean to one side and then turning upwards. Branches as before.
  17. (Slanting) Slanted writing is the type of writing that springs from our conscious or subconscious choice of words and images. In particular we refer to slanting writing whenever we load our description of a specific situation with vivid, connotative words and figures of speech. ...
  18. (Slants) Higher than a Bevel Style. Can be installed by with or without a base.
  19. An offensive running play whereby a running back veers, or slants, toward an angle after receiving the ball, as opposed to running straight ahead.
  20. A receiver route. In the slant route, a receiver runs straight up field a few yards, plants his outside foot hard while in full stride, and turns 45 degrees towards the quarterback. ...
  21. a piece of vitrified clay pipe made so that one end has a plane of approximately 45° or 60° to its longitudinal  axis. The end may be made with a contoured surface to fit another pipe.
  22. A running play in which the ballcarrier moves into the line at an angle.
  23. to left or right in comparison to vertical angle, also called gradient.
  24. A gradient that is not in the direction of something's length.
  25. The emphasis of a campaign or advertisement; hook; peg.