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tilt

  • n  a combat between two mounted knights tilting against each other with blunted lances
  • n  a contentious speech act; a dispute where there is strong disagreement
  • n  a slight but noticeable partiality
    the court's tilt toward conservative rulings
  • n  the property possessed by a line or surface that departs from the vertical
    the tower had a pronounced tilt
  • n  pitching dangerously to one side
  • v  to incline or bend from a vertical position
  • v  heel over
    The tower is tilting
  • v  move sideways or in an unsteady way
  • v  charge with a tilt

  • The difference, says Mark Schulman, CEO of Abt SRBI, which conducted the poll for PTI, is that "independents tilt toward McCain when he is matched up against Clinton But they .
  • It's equipped with more than three dozen touch, sound, light and tilt sensors, and it even has moods.
  • It's a bold hat, but it's a bold night and the glint in Fai's gaze makes you think his magnets are spinning full tilt.
News & Articles

  • Canon U.S.A. Introduces The EVERCAM XU-81 And EVERCAM XU-81 W, Full HD Robotic Remote-Control Pan-Tilt-Zoom Indoor ...
    Building on the success of its line of cost-effective, remote-control HD pan-tilt-zoom cameras, Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, has introduced the durable EVERCAM XU-81 and EVERCAM XU-81 W cameras, which provide improved image resolution, color reproduction, and Canon Auto Focus precision over previous models
    June 12, 2013 - DigitalBroadcastingcom
  • Road to glory – Vandal women narrowly beat San Jose State, Utah State to advance to tournament finale
    Idaho vs. SJSU Entering Wednesday’s quarterfinal tilt, San Jose State looked to be a team battered, defeated and worn down by a demanding WAC regular season. It didn’t help the Spartans had suffered a 100-67 loss ...
    June 12, 2013 - The Argonaut
  • Ferrer ends final wait at 42nd tilt
    22:53 07Jun13 -Tennis-Ferrer ends final wait at 42nd tilt PARIS (Reuters) - 'If at first you don't succeed try, try, try again' could be David Ferrer's personal motto after the Spaniard reached his maiden grand slam final on Friday at his 42nd tilt at a major. Since tennis turned professional in 1968, the previous longest wait for a player who eventually reached a grand slam final was Kim ...
    June 8, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! News
Quotes

  • Barack Obama in Los Angeles Times
    We don't want to tilt at windmills,Obama said on CNBC.
  • Robert Menendez in Guardian Unlimited
    This action does nothing to allay my concerns about the increasingly right-wing tilt to these proceedings, and it makes it more difficult to vote in favor of invoking cloture on the bill,Menendez said, referring to Thursday's crucial vote to...
  • Ehud Olmert in The Brunei Times
    A new reality has been created during these past days which we haven't known during the long diplomatic efforts accompanying the evolution of the Palestinian Authority, and we have the intention of working full-tilt to seize this opportunity,...

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