There are 2 translations of cant in Spanish:

cant1

Pronunciation: /kænt/

n

  • 1 u 1.1 (insincere talk) hipocresía (f)
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    • For cant, humbug and moral spinelessness, this took some beating.
    • It annoyed Flaubert mightily that purveyors of political cant should be greeted with more ballyhoo than gifted poets.
    • Most orthodox historians think that comments like these are mere hypocritical cant.
    1.2 (jargon) jerga (f)
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    • The history of various families in Athy, their way of life, religion, superstition, Traveller cures and the Traveller language or cant are all documented.
    • Fagin, Sykes and Dodger use much more Dickensian language and pepper their sentences with thieves' cant.
    • Some were familiar with the culture of the London underworld, and thieves' cant became the ‘flash’ language of the barracks and factories.
  • 2 (no pl) (oblique surface) superficie (f) inclinada
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    • Then you can reconfigure the mag carrier to a straight vertical or drop-down pull and adjust the holster to a slight cant or straight draw angle for a day at the range or concealed carry.
    • The three components of alignment are horizontal, vertical and cant, regardless of the typical cross sections encountered.
    • In his view the problem was caused by the cant not being placed so as to abut the vertical inside wall of the parapet, thus allowing a space between the vertical surface of the cant and the vertical inside surface of the parapet.

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There are 2 translations of cant in Spanish:

cant2

vt

  • 1.1 (tilt) inclinar, ladear
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    • She leaned against the bulkhead canting her head with a sigh.
    • This holster can also be canted from a vertical position to a grip-forward or muzzle-forward position.
    • Hand-made of fine leather and trimmed in exotic alligator, the holster can be positioned straight, or canted forward for even more versatility.
    1.2 [boat/ship] hacer* escorar
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    • The ship canted, slipping from its high and imperious plane as three missiles slammed into the armour, their icy casings erupting into a sundering coldfire ball that burned in the craters.
    • The ship canted and slipped to one side, tables and chairs going flying with an awful crash as the floor undulated like a sea and tried to become one with the wall.
    • Just then, the entire vessel canted to one side, as if thrown there by some unimaginable force.

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Cultural fact of the day

Today is Fiesta de Santiago (St James' Day). The famous Camino de Santiago, the pilgrimage of thousands of people from all over Spain and many other parts of Europe to the holy city of Santiago de Compostela, takes place in the week leading up to St James' Day, 25 July. The city also has its fiestas around this time. The streets are full of musicians and performers for two weeks of celebrations culminating in the Festival del Apóstol.