Definition of Tilting

1. n. The act of one who tilts; a tilt.



Definition of Tilting

1. Verb. (present participle of tilt) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Tilting

1. tilt [v] - See also: tilt

Tilting Pictures

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tilting

tilt-yards
tilt angle
tilt at windmills
tilt barrier
tilt barriers
tilt rail
tilt table
tilt test
tiltability
tiltable
tilted
tilter
tilters
tilth
tilths
tilting (current term)
tilting board
tilting disc valve
tilting disc valve prosthesis
tiltings
tiltmeter
tiltmeters
tiltorama
tiltoramas
tiltrotor
tiltrotors
tilts
tilty
tiltyard
tiltyards

Literary usage of Tilting

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1. Materials of Construction: Their Manufacture, Properties, and Uses by Adelbert Philo Mills (1915)
"The interior of the melting-chamber of the tilting furnace differs in ... tilting Furnaces. The stationary furnace is less complicated in its design and ..."

2. International Library of Technology: A Series of Textbooks for Persons by International Textbook Company (1906)
"In this box is located a tilting tank b that is supplied by a small stream ... The tilting tank automatically flushes the urinal through a flushing rim and ..."

3. The Archaeological Journal by British Archaeological Association (1898)
"The high backs and encircling arms of the tilting saddle would, of course, assist him to retain his seat, but he would, if hit, receive a shrewd blow, ..."

4. The Manufacture and Properties of Iron and Steel by Harry Huse Campbell (1907)
"Many years ago I put in operation the first tilting open-hearth furnace, while a few years afterwards Mr. Wellman built a similar furnace, ..."

5. The Manufacture and Properties of Iron and Steel by Harry Huse Campbell (1907)
"tilting open-hearth furnace.—Many years ago I put in operation the first tilting open-hearth furnace, while a few years afterwards Mr. Wellman built a ..."

6. The Manufacture and Properties of Iron and Steel by Harry Huse Campbell (1907)
"(1) Both types of tilting furnaces do away with most of the work and delay connected with the tap-hole, and when the bottom is good the next charge can be ..."

7. Journal by Iron and Steel Institute (1893)
"tilting Open-Hearth Furnace.—Drawings of a tilting open-hearth furnace aro published in the Iron Age.* Two such furnaces, each of 15 tons capacity, ..."

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