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canted


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cant  \Cant\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Canted};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Canting}.] 
  1.  To  incline;  to  set  at  an  angle;  to  tilt  over  to  tip  upon 
  the  edge;  as  to  cant  a  cask;  to  cant  a  ship. 
 
  2.  To  give  a  sudden  turn  or  new  direction  to  as  to  cant 
  round  a  stick  of  timber;  to  cant  a  football. 
 
  3.  To  cut  off  an  angle  from  as  from  a  square  piece  of 
  timber,  or  from  the  head  of  a  bolt. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Canted  \Cant"ed\,  a.  [From  2d  {Cant}.] 
  1.  Having  angles;  as  a  six  canted  bolt  head;  a  canted 
  window. 
 
  {Canted  column}  (Arch.),  a  column  polygonal  in  plan 
 
  2.  Inclined  at  an  angle  to  something  else;  tipped;  sloping. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  canted 
  adj  :  departing  or  being  caused  to  depart  from  the  true  vertical 
  or  horizontal;  "the  leaning  tower  of  Pisa";  "the 
  headstones  were  tilted"  [syn:  {atilt},  {leaning},  {tilted}, 
  {tipped}] 




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