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adv. & adj.
1. In a tilted position; inclined upward.
2. Tilting or as if tilting with a lance.
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adv, adj (postpositive)
1. in a tilted or inclined position
2. archaic in or as if in a joust
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
1. with a tilt or inclination; tilted.
2. with the lance in hand in tilting.
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|Adj.||1.||atilt - departing or being caused to depart from the true vertical or horizontal; "the leaning tower of Pisa"; "the headstones were tilted"|
inclined - at an angle to the horizontal or vertical position; "an inclined plane"
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