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tilt 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Verb
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tilted, past participle; tilts, 3rd person singular present; tilted, past tense; tilting, present participle;
  1. Move or cause to move into a sloping position
    • - the floor tilted slightly
    • - the balance of industrial power tilted toward the workers
    • - he tilted his head to one side
  2. Incline or cause to incline toward a particular opinion
    • - he is tilting toward a new economic course
  3. Move (a camera) in a vertical plane

  4. (in jousting) Thrust at with a lance or other weapon
    • - he tilts at his prey
    • - the lonely hero tilting at the system
  5. Engage in a contest with
    • - I resolved never to tilt with a French lady in compliment
Noun
  1. A sloping position or movement
    • - the tilt of her head
    • - the coffee cup was on a tilt
  2. An upward or downward pivoting movement of a camera
    • - pans and tilts
  3. An inclination or bias
    • - the paper's tilt toward the Republicans
  4. A combat for exercise or sport between two men on horseback with lances; a joust

  5. An attempt at winning (something) or defeating (someone), esp. in sports
    • - a tilt at the championship

  1. lean: to incline or bend from a vertical position; "She leaned over the banister"
  2. joust: a combat between two mounted knights tilting against each other with blunted lances
  3. cant: heel over; "The tower is tilting"; "The ceiling is slanting"
  4. controversy: a contentious speech act; a dispute where there is strong disagreement; "they were involved in a violent argument"
  5. a slight but noticeable partiality; "the court's tilt toward conservative rulings"
  6. careen: move sideways or in an unsteady way; "The ship careened out of control"
  7. Tilt is the third proper full-length by Shibuya kei artist Kahimi Karie. It features songs by Momus, Arto Lindsay, Julien Ribot and The Olivia Tremor Control, among others. The track "Pygmalism" was taken from the Momus-penned EP Journey To The Centre Of Me; "Do You Know The Time? ...
  8. Tilt, also known as Tilt Family Entertainment Center, is a chain of video arcades inside various shopping malls. Tilt is owned by Nickels and Dimes Incorporated located in Carrollton, Texas. There are numerous Tilt stores spread across the United States from California to New York. ...
  9. Tilt were a punk band from the East Bay, California, USA who formed in 1992. Their first album, Play Cell, was released by Lookout Records they would soon after get signed to Fat Wreck Chords, which the rest of their albums were released by. ...
  10. Tilting is a cinematographic technique in which the camera is stationary and rotates in a vertical plane (or tilting plane). A rotation in a horizontal plane is known as panning. ...
  11. Tilt (known as Thunder Storm in Japan) is the second solo album by English drummer Cozy Powell, released in 1981.
  12. Tilt is an alcoholic beverage that debuted in the US market in August 2005. Its alcoholic content by volume varies and is higher than most American beer (commonly 3–6%) , from 6. ...
  13. a slope or inclination (uncountable); a joust (countable); the controlled vertical movement of a camera, or a device to achieve this; an attempt at something, such as a tilt at public office; to slope or incline (something); to slant; to charge (at someone) with a lance; to point or thrust a ...
  14. (Tilted) sexual overload; physically or otherwise out of order.
  15. (TILTING) Effect achieved when a camera on a stationary base pivots vertically, down to up or up to down, during filming.
  16. (Tilting) A horse is tilting when its head tips to an angle on one side making one ear higher than the other. Horses that tilt are often evading a contact with the bit or are not sufficiently working through with one of the hind legs.
  17. (Tilting) Evading contact by lowering one ear by tipping or cocking the head.
  18. (Tilting) Laying bricks so that the top edges project from the wall plane surface.
  19. (Tilting) Moving the camera’s line of sight in a vertical place, up and down.
  20. (Tilting) This refers to an evasion when the horse tilts or cocks his head in which one ear is lower than the other.
  21. (Tilting) Tipping the sample in the sample chamber so that it no longer lies in the horizontal plain.
  22. (Tilting) bias that an investment fund can have for certain types of investment. E.g. investments can be tilted towards investment in renewables, community investments, etc. This is a more thorough and comprehesive type of positive and negative screening.
  23. To play wildly or recklessly. A player is said to be "on tilt" if he is not playing his best, playing too many hands, trying wild bluffs, raising with bad hands, etc.
  24. the angle a solar panel makes with the horizon. The ideal tilt for a location will mean that the panels absorb as much sunlight as possible.
  25. When a player is not playing his best game because of factors such as desperation to get even, or suffering a bad beat, where the players mind gets in the way of his game.