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Princeton's WordNet

  1. aslant, aslope, diagonal, slanted, slanting, sloped, slopingadjective

    having an oblique or slanted direction


  1. slantingnoun

    The state or quality of being slanted.

    The slanting of the hill was too steep for safe skiing.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. SLANT, SLANTINGadjective

    Etymology: from slanghe, a serpent, Dutch. Stephen Skinner

    Late the clouds
    Justling, or push’d with winds, rude in their shock,
    Tine the slant lightning; whose thwart flame driv’n down,
    Kindles the gummy bark of fir and pine. John Milton, Paradise Lost.

    The sun round the globe describes th’ Æquator line,
    By which wise means he can the whole survey
    With a direct or with a slanting ray,
    In the succession of a night and day. Richard Blackmore.


  1. slanting

    Slanting refers to the act of presenting something at an angle, leaning or sloping in a particular direction, or providing a point of view that is not neutral or unbiased. It can be used in various contexts such as in journalism, mathematics, art, architecture, etc.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Slanting

    of Slant

  2. Slantingadjective

    oblique; sloping

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of slanting in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of slanting in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of slanting in a Sentence

  1. Emirates President Tim Clark:

    We were not aware that the power of the antennas in the United States [ has ] been doubled compared to what's going on elsewhere. We were not aware that the antenna themselves have been put into a vertical position rather than a slight slanting position, so on that basis we took that decision late last night to suspend all our services until we had clarity.

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