forms of secret slang used by some criminals, and the focus of much 'respectable' fascinationFound on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/21814
• (n.) A piece of wood laid upon the deck of a vessel to support the bulkheads. • (n.) A segment forming a side piece in the head of a cask. • (n.) The use of religious phraseology without understanding or sincerity; empty, solemn speech, implying what is not felt; hypocrisy. • (n.) An outer or external angle. • (v. i.) To ...Found on http://thinkexist.com/dictionary/meaning/cant/
(from the article `slang`) Other related types of nonstandard word usage include cant and jargon, synonyms for vague and high-sounding or technical and esoteric language not ...Found on http://www.britannica.com/eb/a-z/c/17
insincere talk about religion or moralsFound on https://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20974
cant over verb
heel over; `The tower is tilting`; `The ceiling is slanting`Found on https://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20974
Cant or canted in architecture is an angled (oblique) line or surface particularly which cuts off a corner. Canted facades are a typical of, but not exclusive to, Baroque architecture. The angle breaking the facade is less than a right angle thus enabling a canted facade to be viewed as, and remain, one composition. Bay windo...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cant_(architecture)
A cant (or cryptolect) is the jargon or argot of a group, often employing its use to exclude or mislead people outside the group. ==Etymology== There are two main schools of thought on the origin of the word cant. ===Derivation in Celtic linguistics=== In Celtic linguistics, the derivation is normally seen to be from the Scottish...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cant_(language)
The cant of a railway track (also referred to as superelevation) or a road (sometimes referred to as cross slope or camber) is the difference in elevation (height) between the two edges. This is normally done where the railway or road is curved; raising the outer rail or the outer edge of the road providing a banked turn, thus a...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cant_(road/rail)
Of the nature of cant; affected; vulgar. « To introduce and multiply cant
words in the most ruinous corruption in any language. Swift.
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Cant intransitive verb 1.
To speak in a whining voice, or an affected, singsong tone. 2.
To make whining pretensions to goodness; to talk with an affectation of religion, philanthropy, etc.; to practice hypocrisy; as, a canting
fanatic. « The rankest rogue that ever ca...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/C/17
[ Old French , edge, angle, prof. from Latin canthus
the iron ring round a carriage wheel, a wheel, Greek ... the corner of the eye, the felly of a wheel; confer W. cant
the stake or tire of a wheel. Confer Canthus
A corner; ...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/C/17
Cant transitive verb
[ imperfect & past participle Canted
; present participle & verbal noun Canting
To incline; to set at an angle; to tilt over; to tip upon the edge; as, to cant
a cask; to cant
a ship. ...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/C/17
A secret language used by some criminals.Found on http://www.oldbaileyonline.org/static/Glossary.jsp
a slope in the turn of a road or trackFound on https://www.vocabulary.com/lists/2365341
A standard railway term describing the difference in level between the two rails of a track. The outer rail of a curve is higher than the inner rail to counteract the centrifugal force of a train travelling around the curve. The amount of difference in height of the two rails is the cant. The maximum is 150mm.Found on http://www.trainweb.org/tubeprune/dictionary.htm
Angle between two walls, less or greater than a right angle.
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Angle. Can be used in the context of the cant of the track (the relative level one rail to another); and the cant of a rail, being the angle of an individual rail relative to vertical.Found on http://www.translationdirectory.com/glossaries/glossary256.php
In architecture, the terms cant and canted are in common use among carpenters to express the cutting off the angle of a square. Any part of a building on a polygonal plan is also said to be canted, as a canted window, or oriel, etc. The survey of the royal palace at Richmond, taken in 1649, described one round structure or building of freestone cal...Found on http://www.probertencyclopaedia.com/browse/TC.HTM
insincere talk about religion or moralsFound on https://www.vocabulary.com/lists/51611
insincere talk about religion or moralsFound on https://www.vocabulary.com/lists/52473
insincere talk/jargonÂ Found on http://www.graduateshotline.com/list.html
The angle between two walls, which is greater or lesser than a right angle..
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The lateral angle of the boot in relation to the ski or snowboard. Starting from a vertical axis, your feet can be canted inwards or outwards to improve edge control.Found on http://www.skis.com/Glossary-of-Ski-Terms/article-12-18-2012,default,pg.htm
To tilt a gun to one side or the other, complicating sighting considerably. Can cause material loss of accuracy, particularly with a rifle at longer ranges. Some better long range target rifles are equipped with Spirit Level sights to help control canting.Found on http://www.hallowellco.com/abbrevia.htm
To tilt or to incline at an angle.
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