Definition of slanting in English:


Syllabification: slant·ing
Pronunciation: /ˈslantiNG


  • Positioned or directed in a sloping or oblique direction: the slanting beams of the roof the slanting rays of the evening sun
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    • For brief moments the rain would relent, teasingly, then come slashing into the arena in slanting waves.
    • The V-shaped rear window fits in perfectly with the slanting windscreen.
    • According to the principles of calligraphy, writing should be upright or slanting to the right.

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