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chamfer, cant, bevel
n. two surfaces meeting at an angle different from 90 degrees
cant, buzzword
n. stock phrases that have become nonsense through endless repetition
pious platitude, cant
n. insincere talk about religion or morals
camber, cant, bank
n. a slope in the turn of a road or track; the outside is higher than the inside in order to reduce the effects of centrifugal force
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cant over, pitch, slant, tilt, cant
v. heel over; "The tower is tilting"; "The ceiling is slanting"
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bevelled, bevel, beveled, cant
adj. having the slant of a bevel: "a bevel edge"; "a cant buttress"
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gobbledygook
n. incomprehensible or pompous jargon of specialists
mount, mountain
n. a land mass that projects well above its surroundings; higher than a hill
hill
n. a local and well-defined elevation of the land; "they loved to roam the hills of West Virginia"
terrace
n. a row of houses built in a similar style and having common dividing walls (or the street on which they face); "Grosvenor Terrace"
beach
n. an area of sand sloping down to the water of a sea or lake
bank
n. a long ridge or pile; "a huge bank of earth"
shoring, shore
n. a beam or timber that is propped against a structure to provide support
roll
v. move, rock, or sway from side to side; "The ship rolled on the heavy seas"
shake, sway, rock
v. move back and forth or sideways; "the ship was rocking"; "the tall building swayed"; "She rocked back and forth on her feet"
sway, rock
v. cause to move back and forth; "rock the cradle"; "rock the baby"; "the wind swayed the trees gently"
tilt, shift, wobble, careen
v. move sideways or in an unsteady way; "The ship careened out of control"
toss, flip
v. lightly throw to see which side comes up; "I don't know what to do--I may as well flip a coin!"
pitch
v. fall or plunge forward; "She pitched over the railing of the balcony"
circumvolve, rotate
v. cause to turn on an axis or center; "Rotate the handle"
twirl, spin, birl, whirl
v. cause to spin; "spin a coin"
coil, spiral, gyrate
v. to wind or move in a spiral course; "the muscles and nerves of his fine drawn body were coiling for action"; "black smoke coiling up into the sky"; "the young people gyrated on the dance floor"
skewed, skew
adj. having an oblique or slanting direction or position; "the picture was skew"
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leaning, atilt, tipped, tilted, canted
adj. departing or being caused to depart from the true vertical or horizontal; "the leaning tower of Pisa"; "the headstones were tilted"
sloped, aslope, aslant, sloping, slanting, slanted, diagonal
adj. having an oblique or slanted direction
high-pitched
adj. set at a sharp or high angle or slant; "a high-pitched roof"
low-pitched
adj. set at a low angle or slant; "a low-pitched roof"
oblique
adj. slanting or inclined in direction or course or position--neither parallel nor perpendicular nor right-angled; "the oblique rays of the winter sun"; "acute and obtuse angles are oblique angles"; "the axis of an oblique cone is not perpendicular to its base"
pitched
adj. set at a slant; "a pitched rather than a flat roof"
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cant
Parts Of Speech
  • Nouns
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  • Verbs
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  • Adverbs
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  • Adjectives
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Relationships
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  • Synonyms
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