Canted
Canted Cant"ed, a. [From 2d {Cant}.] 1. Having angles; as, a six canted bolt head; a canted window. [1913 Webster]

{Canted column} (Arch.), a column polygonal in plan. [1913 Webster]

2. Inclined at an angle to something else; tipped; sloping. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Canted — 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. [1913 Webster] 2. To give a sudden turn or new direction to; as, to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • canted — Everyday English Slang in Ireland v kicked a football over a wall you canted the ball you fucking eejit as in you CANT get the ball back the other side of the wall contains usually a big dog or some bollix who never gives you your football back …   English dialects glossary

  • canted — adj. splayed, leaning, tipped kænt n. jargon, slang; hypocrisy, false piousness; slope, slant v. turn, slant, invert …   English contemporary dictionary

  • canted — adjective 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 • Similar to: ↑inc …   Useful english dictionary

  • Canted column — Canted Cant ed, a. [From 2d {Cant}.] 1. Having angles; as, a six canted bolt head; a canted window. [1913 Webster] {Canted column} (Arch.), a column polygonal in plan. [1913 Webster] 2. Inclined at an angle to something else; tipped; sloping.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • canted deck — angled deck or (US) canted deck noun The flight deck of an aircraft carrier prolonged diagonally from one side of the ship, so that aircraft may take off and land without interference from or with aircraft parked at the bows • • • Main Entry:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • canted angle — noun A camera angle which is deliberately slanted to one side, sometimes used for dramatic effect to help portray unease, disorientation, frantic or desperate action, intoxication, madness, etc. Syn: Dutch tilt, Dutch angle, oblique angle, German …   Wiktionary

  • Canted Frame — F/A/V Often described as a Dutch Angle or Dutching . This is a device or process whereby the camera is angled so that the horizontal frame line is not parallel to the horizon. (Production) …   Audio and video glossary

  • Canted frame — PP An angled frame that is not parallel to the horizon. Another term for Dutch Angle …   Audio and video glossary

  • canted angle —   see dutch tilt …   Glossary of cinematic terms

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