French translation of 'slanting'
Example Sentences Including 'slanting'
I knew I was in the upper chambers of the house by the slanting ceiling.THE GOLDEN FOOL: Book Two of the Tawny Man (2002)
The reef fell away, slanting across the cloudy depths like the eroded deck of an aircraft carrier.Rushing to Paradise
The rain had eased off from a vertical drilling into a slanting lash.INSTRUMENTS OF DARKNESS (2002)
Trends of 'slanting'
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- (= sloping position)
⇒ At the back of the house, the floors have a noticeable slant.
Au fond de la maison, les sols penchent nettement.,
Au fond de la maison, l'inclinaison des sols est nette.on a slant
- (= perspective)
point m de vue
- (= bias)
to give a slant to sth
- (= slope) [floor, handwriting]
- (= make biased) [news, account]
Example Sentences Including 'slant'
He had high cheekbones and the faintest suggestion of slant eyes, some throwback to East Asian ancestry.Come to Mecca
We decided the cat must have put her kittens into the first cut, which ran for about twenty feet, downwards at a slant.ON CATS (2002)
"Matthew talked with his mouth full, the rest of his toast held carelessly at a slant.Dansville
Translation of slanting from the Collins English to French Dictionary