Tilt


Tilt

Tilt may refer to:

Geography

* River Tilt, a river in Scotland, United Kingdom

People

*Luke Tilt (1988-) an English football player

Music

*Tilt (band), an American punk rock band, 1989 - 2001
*"Tilt" (album), a 1995 album by Scott Wanker
*"Tilt" (Lightning Seeds album), a 1999 album by Lightning Seeds
*Tilt (producers), a British progressive house and trance music act
*Tilt-Recordings, a German record label

Media

*"Tilt" (film), a 1979 movie starring Brooke Shields
*"Tilt" (short film), a 2003 short film starring The X Files' Tom Braidwood
*"Tilt" (TV series), a U.S. television series, with poker as a backdrop, produced by ESPN
*Tilt (camera), a cinematographic technique in which the camera is stationary and rotates in a vertical plane
*"Tilt" (radio), a 2008 satirical radio series on BBC 7
*Tilt (Gladiators), an event played in the television series Gladiators

cience and technology

*Tilt (optics), the average two-dimensional slope of an optical wavefront
*Tilting train, a train that leans while turning to travel faster without causing discomfort to passengers
*Tilt switch, an alternate name for a mercury switch, an electrical switch sensitive to its orientation with respect to gravity
*TILT, the model name for the AT&T branded version of the HTC TyTN II Windows Mobile Pocket PC phone
*Toxicant-induced loss of tolerance, an increased sensitivity to common chemicals also known as multiple chemical sensitivity

ports and games

*Tilt (poker), a term for a state of mental frustration in which a poker player plays a suboptimal game.
*"Tilt-lehti", a Finnish video game magazine
*A penalty condition from overly aggressive play in pinball
*A type of armed encounter in the sport of JoustingIn the old mechanical days, slot machines had tilt switches. While modern machines no longer have tilt switches, any kind of mechanical failure (door switch in the wrong state, reel motor failure, etc) is still called a "tilt".
*Tilt (arcade), an arcade chain in the USA.

Other

*Tilt (drink), an alcoholic energy drink

Tilt: A canvas of plastic tarpaulin


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  • Tilt — Tilt, v. t. [OE. tilten, tulten, to totter, fall, AS. tealt unstable, precarious; akin to tealtrian to totter, to vacillate, D. tel amble, ambling pace, G. zelt, Icel. t[ o]lt an ambling pace, t[ o]lta to amble. Cf. {Totter}.] 1. To incline; to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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