Definition of Tilted

1. Adjective. Departing or being caused to depart from the true vertical or horizontal. "The headstones were tilted"

Exact synonyms: Atilt, Canted, Leaning, Tipped
Similar to: Inclined

Definition of Tilted

1. Verb. (past of tilt) ¹

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Definition of Tilted

1. tilt [v] - See also: tilt

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tilted

tilt-table test
tilt-top table
tilt angle
tilt at windmills
tilt barrier
tilt barriers
tilt rail
tilt table
tilt test
tilted (current term)
tilting board
tilting disc valve
tilting disc valve prosthesis

Literary usage of Tilted

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

1. Military Geology and Topography: A Presentation of Certain Phases of Geology by Herbert Ernest Gregory (1918)
"The angle of inclination of a tilted bed of rock is called the dip. ... On a topographic map a hill formed of tilted strata will have crowded contours on ..."

2. Lumber Manufacture in the Douglas Fir Region by Howard B. Oakleaf (1920)
"tilted CAR STACKER Kiln cars to be loaded with the tilted-car stacker are tilted to an ... tilted-car stackers are built in three sizes. The three arm size, ..."

3. Rising Above the Gathering Storm: Energizing And Employing America for a by Cosepup, National Academy of Engineering, Institute of Medicine, National Academy of Sciences (2007)
"CLUSTER 1: tilted JOBS IN A GLOBAL ECONOMY Is the world flat, or is it tilted? Many people who once had jobs in the textile, furniture, apparel, automotive, ..."

4. Field Geology by Frederic Henry Lahee (1917)
"INTERPRETATION OF tilted AND FOLDED STRATA 147. Discrimination Between Primary and Secondary Dip.— The inclination of layers, when not over 30° or 40°, ..."

5. The Science and Art of Surgery: A Treatise on Surgical Injuries, Diseases by John Eric Erichsen (1884)
"... as by falls with the legs widely separated, in consequence of which the head of the bone is tilted against the inner side of the capsule, and, ..."

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