from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adv. In a tilted position; inclined upward.
- adv. Tilting or as if tilting with a lance.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. at an angle from the vertical or horizontal
- adv. as if tilting; like a knight on horseback.
- adv. at an angle from the vertical or horizontal
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adv. In the manner of a tilter; in the position, or with the action, of one making a thrust.
- adv. In the position of a cask tilted, or with one end raised. [In this sense sometimes used as an adjective.]
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Tilted up; set on tilt, literally or figuratively.
- In the manner of a tilter; in the position or with the action of a man making a thrust: as, to ride or run atilt.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. departing or being caused to depart from the true vertical or horizontal
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