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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
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adj., adv.
1. with a tilt or inclination; tilted.
2. with the lance in hand in tilting.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.atilt - departing or being caused to depart from the true vertical or horizontalatilt - 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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(46) One sees the picture as if looking from behind and over the camera, at what appears at its very center, standing atilt in a rut: a bicycle, so tiny it looks like a toy.
Some parts of the city were severely damaged, with houses atilt and roads crumbled or sunken.
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Decades later, Hollywood will capture the terror of the stranger in a trench coat, his starched shirt, his brimmed hat atilt on his head.
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Plain, hopping, atilt. I wouldn't be the bird a bit smaller than the rest.
SATURDAY'S SOLUTION: anti; atilt; instal; instant; INSTANTLY; ital; laity; last; lint; linty; list; litany; litas; nastily; nasty; nattily; natty; nitty; nystatin; saint; saintly; salt; salty; sanity; sati; satin; satiny; silt; silty; slant; slat; slaty; slit; snit; stain; stat; statin; stay; stilt; stint; tail; taint; tansy; tastily; tasty; tian; tilt; tinny; tint; tiny; titan.
YESTERDAY'S SOLUTION: ante; anti; atilt; eaten; elate; elite; entail; entitle; event; inlet; ital; late; lateen; latent; latte; latten; leant; leat; leet; lent; levant; levitate; lint; lite; native; neat; nett; nettle; tael; tail; taint; tale; talent; teal; teat; teen; tein; telnet; tenet; tent; tian; tile; tilt; tine; tinea; tint; titan; title; valet; veinlet; veleta; vent; ventil; VENTILATE; vital; vitta; vittle.
(39.) Al-Biqra Masrd al-tasawwuf wa-huwa kitethem: Tanbih al-ghabi ilii takfir Ihn 'Arabi wa-tahdhir min atilt l-(int7d bi-bid'ati I-110dd, ed.
The Renoir is atilt! He reaches up and puts it straight.
The position of any reflecting object is described as a planar surface tilted relative to the local level with atilt angle [gamma] at a distance h from the antenna centre as illustrated in Figure 1.
"I don't consider that a substantial investment, especially not with the return in atilt tide and the return in health."