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Slant

Slant

WordNet



noun


(1)   Degree of deviation from a horizontal plane
"The roof had a steep pitch"
(2)   A biased way of looking at or presenting something

verb


(3)   Present with a bias
"He biased his presentation so as to please the share holders"
(4)   Heel over
"The tower is tilting"
"The ceiling is slanting"
(5)   To incline or bend from a vertical position
"She leaned over the banister"
(6)   Lie obliquely
"A scar slanted across his face"
Wiktonary



Noun



  1. A slope or incline.
    The house was built on a bit of a slant and was never quite level.
  2. A bias, tendency, or leaning; a perspective or angle.
    It was a well written article, but it had a bit of a leftist slant.
  3. A person of Asian descent


Verb



  1. To lean, tilt or incline.
    If you slant the track a little more, the marble will roll down it faster.
  2. To bias or skew.
    The group tends to slant its policies in favor of the big businesses it serves.