atilt definition

  • adverb:
    • In a tilted place; willing upward.
    • In a tilted position; likely ascending.
    • Tilting or like tilting with a lance.
    • Tilting or just as if tilting with a lance.
    • as though tilting; like a knight on horseback.
    • like tilting; like a knight on horseback.
    • at an angle from the straight or horizontal
    • at an angle through the straight or horizontal
    • in how of a tilter; when you look at the position, or utilizing the action, of 1 making a thrust.
    • in how of a tilter; inside position, or because of the action, of just one making a thrust.
    • In the place of a cask tilted, or with one end raised. [inside sense occasionally used as an adjective.]
    • into the place of a cask tilted, or with one end raised. [within feeling occasionally made use of as an adjective.]
  • adjective:
    • at an angle from the vertical or horizontal
    • at an angle from the straight or horizontal
    • departing or being caused to depart from the true straight or horizontal
    • departing or becoming caused to leave from real straight or horizontal
  • others:
    • Tilted up; set on tilt, virtually or figuratively.
    • Tilted up; set on tilt, virtually or figuratively.
    • In the manner of a tilter; in position or because of the action of a person making a thrust: as, to ride or operate atilt.
    • In the manner of a tilter; into the position or with all the activity of a man making a thrust: as, to drive or run atilt.

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