Definition Of slanting


positioned or directed in a sloping or oblique direction.

the slanting beams of the roof

slope or lean in a particular direction; diverge or cause to diverge from the vertical or horizontal.

a plowed field slanted up to the skyline

Example Of slanting

  • A slanting cut allows moisture to run off away from the bud, which would otherwise rot.

  • A darkened backward slanting vertical bar is present beneath the eyes.

  • According to the principles of calligraphy, writing should be upright or slanting to the right.

  • At the left end of the slanting table is the knob of the tension screw.

  • Even the road, usually a flat gray path, glowed like a soft yellow ribbon in the slanting , weakening sun.

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