meaning of canted

canted meaning in General Dictionary

Having perspectives as a six-canted bolt head a canted screen

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  • departing or becoming triggered to leave through the true straight or horizontal
  • of Cant
  • Having angles; as, a six canted bolt head; a canted window.
  • Inclined at an angle to another thing; tipped; sloping.

Sentence Examples with the word canted

Nor is it, altogether, the remembrance of her cathedral-toppling earthquakes; nor the stampedoes of her frantic seas; nor the tearlessness of arid skies that never rain; nor the sight of her wide field of leaning spires, wrenched cope-stones, and crosses all adroop (like canted yards of anchored fleets); and her suburban avenues of house-walls lying over upon each other, as a tossed pack of cards;--it is not these things alone which make tearless Lima, the strangest, saddest city thou can'st see.

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