Definition of Left-slanting

1. Adjective. (of handwriting) having the letters slanting backward.

Exact synonyms: Backhand
Category relationships: Handwriting
Similar to: Written

Lexicographical Neighbors of Left-slanting

left-handed compliment
left-handed pitcher
left-handed specialist
left-luggage office
left-luggage offices
left-sided appendicitis
left-sided heart failure
left-slanting (current term)
left-to-right shunt
left-to-right shunts
left alone
left and right
left arm orthodox
left arm unorthodox
left atrial pressure
left atrioventricular valve
left atrium
left atrium of the heart

Literary usage of Left-slanting

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Primary Methods: A Complete and Methodical Presentation of the Use of by William Nicholas Hailmann (1887)
"Place the right (slanting) edge on the left (slanting) edge, and crease the paper in the middle. ... Front edge on left slanting edge,—crease,—open. ..."

2. International Library of Technology: A Series of Textbooks for Persons by International Textbook Company (1907)
"... opposite the middle point on the top line, which divides equally the space between the inside of the left slanting stroke and the right fine line. ..."

3. A History of the Art of Writing by William Albert Mason (1920)
"The A has lost its horizontal bar, while the serif at the bottom of the left slanting line is beginning to curl up to form the body of the incipient ..."

4. Gymnastics: A Text-book of the German-American System of Gymnastics by William Albin Stecher (1896)
"Re- rest it on the left. turn to the position in reverse 3 Step position backward right or order, but get the closing step in forward left, slanting the ..."

5. The Education of Man by Friedrich Fröbel (1886)
"... drawn .toward the right side) or left-slanting (drawn toward the left side), and, in both cases, either from or toward the one who is drawing. ..."

6. Modern Engineering Practice: A Reference Library by American School (Chicago, Ill.) (1906)
"... and the result will be a right and left slanting line, having, with reference to the perpendicular, a slant of J inch to a foot. ..."

7. Modern Shop Practice: A General Reference Work by Howard Monroe Raymond, American Technical Society (1917)
"... and the result will be a right and a left slanting line, each having, with reference to the perpendicular, a slant of | inch to a foot. ..."

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