Definition of 'tilt'
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She tilts her head at a mournful angle. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Your brain is working at full tilt thanks to the sun in your opposite house. The Sun (2015)But back she came and then yesterday had one more tilt at crossing the line first. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The balance of the air battle seemed to be tilting in favour of the enemy. Nemesis: The Battle for Japan, 194445 (2007)The composition of growth is tilting back to advanced from emerging economies. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The second row of seats tilt and slide to provide easy access to the third row. The Sun (2008)They know when he is training at full tilt and when he is overdoing it. Times, Sunday Times (2011)She can strike a pose and tilt her chin. Times, Sunday Times (2010)He has told friends that he would like another tilt at the top. Times, Sunday Times (2015)She closed her eyes tight and tilted her face towards the sky. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Remove from the heat and slightly tilt the pan so that the toffee runs to one side. The Sun (2012)We were tilting from side to side. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The world has tilted on its axis this week. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The boat struck the bank full tilt. The Wind in the Willows (1908)Where one partner is heavier than the other the whole sleeping surface may be tilted to one side. Survive the Nine to Five - a woman's guide to working well (1989)The fuselage was tilted at an angle with engine oil leaking on to the three men and the still smoking wreckage. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Momentum changes games and it had tilted in our favour with a player sent off and us pulling a goal back. The Sun (2013)This is just tilting at windmills. Times, Sunday Times (2010)He tilted his head towards me. Provided You Don't Kiss Me: 20 Years with Brian Clough (2007)Let's take a tilt at it anyway. Times, Sunday Times (2014)I aimed for the ramp in first gear and tried to gauge the angle of tilt. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Due to the boat 's tilt, a good shove would be necessary for it to clear the deck below. Times, Sunday Times (2014)At other stores she could spot no distortion, but many of the mirrors were tilted away from her, also giving a more appealing look. Times, Sunday Times (2011)
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Translations for 'tilt'
British English: tilt VERB
If you tilt an object or if it tilts, it moves into a sloping position with one end or side higher than the other.
She tilted the mirror and began to comb her hair.
Definition of tilt from the Collins English Dictionary
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