Associations to the word «Tilted»


TILT, verb. (transitive) To slope or incline (something); to slant [1590]
TILT, verb. (jousting) To charge (at someone) with a lance [1590]
TILT, verb. (intransitive) To be at an angle [1620]
TILT, verb. (transitive) To point or thrust a weapon at.
TILT, verb. (transitive) To point or thrust (a weapon).
TILT, verb. To forge (something) with a tilt hammer.
TILT, verb. (poker) To play worse than usual (often as a result of previous bad luck).
TILT, verb. (photography) To move a camera vertically in a controlled way.
TILT, noun. A slope or inclination (uncountable)
TILT, noun. A jousting contest (countable) [1510]
TILT, noun. A thrust, as with a lance.
TILT, noun. (photography) the controlled vertical movement of a camera, or a device to achieve this
TILT, noun. An attempt at something, such as a tilt at public office.
TILT, noun. Tilt hammer
TILT, noun. The inclination of part of the body, such as backbone, pelvis, head, etc.
TILT, noun. A canvas covering for carts, boats, etc. [1450]
TILT, noun. Any covering overhead; especially, a tent.
TILT, verb. (transitive) To cover with a tilt, or awning.
TILT AT WINDMILLS, verb. (intransitive) To attack imaginary enemies.
TILT AT WINDMILLS, verb. (intransitive) (idiomatic) To go on a wild-goose chase; to persistently engage in a futile activity.
TILT BARRIER, noun. A barrier such as a fence or pole used to separate the participants in a joust
TILT BARRIERS, noun. Plural of tilt barrier
TILT HAMMER, noun. A tilted hammer; a heavy hammer, used in ironworking, lifted or tilted by projections or wipers on a revolving shaft; a trip hammer.
TILT HAMMERS, noun. Plural of tilt hammer
TILT RAIL, noun. A type of wooden barrier positioned lengthwise down the center of a jousting arena (known as the list or tiltyard), used during competitive jousting events to separate the combatants and to ensure that their steeds will follow a parallel trajectory from one end of the field to the other.

Dictionary definition

TILT, noun. A combat between two mounted knights tilting against each other with blunted lances.
TILT, noun. A contentious speech act; a dispute where there is strong disagreement; "they were involved in a violent argument".
TILT, noun. A slight but noticeable partiality; "the court's tilt toward conservative rulings".
TILT, noun. The property possessed by a line or surface that departs from the vertical; "the tower had a pronounced tilt"; "the ship developed a list to starboard"; "he walked with a heavy inclination to the right".
TILT, noun. Pitching dangerously to one side.
TILT, verb. To incline or bend from a vertical position; "She leaned over the banister".
TILT, verb. Heel over; "The tower is tilting"; "The ceiling is slanting".
TILT, verb. Move sideways or in an unsteady way; "The ship careened out of control".
TILT, verb. Charge with a tilt.

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