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3 definitions found
 for Canted
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Cant \Cant\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Canted; p. pr. & vb. n.
     Canting.]
     1. To incline; to set at an angle; to tilt over; to tip upon
        the edge; as, to cant a cask; to cant a ship.
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     2. To give a sudden turn or new direction to; as, to cant
        round a stick of timber; to cant a football.
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     3. To cut off an angle from, as from a square piece of
        timber, or from the head of a bolt.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Canted \Cant"ed\, a. [From 2d Cant.]
     1. Having angles; as, a six canted bolt head; a canted
        window.
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     Canted column (Arch.), a column polygonal in plan.
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     2. Inclined at an angle to something else; tipped; sloping.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  canted
      adj 1: departing or being caused to depart from the true
             vertical or horizontal; "the leaning tower of Pisa"; "the
             headstones were tilted" [syn: atilt, canted,
             leaning, tilted, tipped]

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