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Verb: tilt  tilt
  1. To incline or bend from a vertical position
    - lean, tip, slant, angle
     
  2. Heel over
    "The tower is tilting";
    - cant, cant over, slant, pitch
     
  3. Move sideways or in an unsteady way
    "The ship tilted out of control";
    - careen, wobble, shift
     
  4. Charge with a tilt
Noun: tilt  tilt
  1. A combat between two mounted knights tilting against each other with blunted lances
    - joust
     
  2. A contentious speech act; a dispute where there is strong disagreement
    "they were involved in a violent tilt";
    - controversy, contention, contestation, disputation, disceptation, argument, arguing
     
  3. A slight but noticeable partiality
    "the court's tilt toward conservative rulings"
     
  4. The property possessed by a line or surface that departs from the vertical
    "the tower had a pronounced tilt";
    - list, inclination, lean, leaning
     
  5. Pitching dangerously to one side
    - rock, careen, sway

Derived forms: tilts, tilted, tilting

Type of: battle, bend, conflict, difference, difference of opinion, dispute, flex, joust, lurch, move, partiality, partisanship, pitch, pitching, position, spatial relation, struggle

Part of: tournament

Encyclopedia: Tilt