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slant

 (slănt)
v. slant·ed, slant·ing, slants
v.tr.
1. To give a direction other than perpendicular or horizontal to; make diagonal; cause to slope: She slants her letters from upper right to lower left.
2. To present so as to conform to a particular bias or appeal to a certain audience: The story was slanted in favor of the strikers.
v.intr.
To have or go in a direction other than perpendicular or horizontal; slope.
n.
1.
a. A line, plane, course, or direction that is other than perpendicular or horizontal; a slope.
b. A sloping thing or piece of ground.
2. Printing A virgule.
3.
a. A personal point of view or opinion: an article with an unconventional slant.
b. A bias: an anti-religious slant.
4. Offensive Slang Used as a disparaging term for a person of East Asian birth or ancestry.

[Alteration of obsolete slent, from Middle English slenten, to fall aslant, perhaps of Scandinavian origin.]

slant′ing·ly adv.
Synonyms: slant, incline, lean1, slope, tilt1, tip2
These verbs mean to depart or cause to depart from true vertical or horizontal: rays of light slanting through the window; inclined her head toward the speaker; leaned against the railing; a driveway that slopes downhill; tilted his hat at a rakish angle; tipped her chair against the wall.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.slanted - having an oblique or slanted directionslanted - having an oblique or slanted direction
inclined - at an angle to the horizontal or vertical position; "an inclined plane"
2.slanted - favoring one person or side over another; "a biased account of the trial"; "a decision that was partial to the defendant"
partial - showing favoritism

slanted

adjective
Angled at a slant:
Translations

slanted

adj (fig)gefärbt

slanted

[ˈslɑːntɪd] adj (programme, report) → tendenzioso/a

slanted

a. oblicuo-a, inclinado-a; sesgado-a.
References in classic literature ?
I crawfished as fast as I could about two yards, but the boat slanted so that I couldn't make very good time; so to keep from getting run over and catched I crawled into a stateroom on the upper side.
It was a large, stately apartment, with purple chairs and curtains, a Turkey carpet, walnut-panelled walls, one vast window rich in slanted glass, and a lofty ceiling, nobly moulded.
I was in the height of my fever when a man entered and whispered to the clerk, who presently slanted me off the scale, and pushed me over to him, as if I were weighed, bought, delivered, and paid for.
So we slanted to the right (where the East was), and Joe pounded away so wonderfully, that I had to hold on tight to keep my seat.
If slanted, the Nautilus, according to this inclination, and under the influence of the screw, either sinks diagonally or rises diagonally as it suits me.
I looked round and saw to the right of me and a half-dozen yards in front of me a narrow gap in the wall of rock through which a ray of light slanted into the shadows.
The sun sank until slanted bronze rays struck the forest.
Here the very headstones themselves seemed to sleep, as they slanted into the grass; the patient elbow of the rampart held them together on one side, and in front, far beneath their mossy lids, the green plains and blue distances stretched away.
The shadow of the lowest step slanted across his face but one whisker and part of his chin could be made out.
They trudged onwards with slanted bodies through the flossy fields, keeping as well as they could in the shelter of hedges, which, however, acted as strainers rather than screens.
They turned in at the gate and passed under the shaded knoll where, enclosed in a low fence, the Frome grave-stones slanted at crazy angles through the snow.
To a height of thirty feet the face of the wall slanted outward, and then for almost an equal distance it was perpendicular, above which it slanted in again for some fifteen feet to the crest.