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slant(
slahnt
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (slope)
a. la inclinación
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
The angle of slant of the Leaning Tower of Pisa is gradually increasing.El ángulo de inclinación de la torre inclinada de Pisa va aumentando poco a poco.
b. la pendiente
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
(of the floor or roof)
The slant of the floor is due to the great age of the building.La pendiente del piso se debe a la gran antigüedad del edificio.
c. la cuesta
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
(of the terrain)
There is a slight slant in the terrain here.Aquí el terreno está un poco en cuesta.
2. (point of view)
a. el enfoque
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
With this vacation package we intend to put a new slant on the traditional way of celebrating Christmas.Con este paquete de vacaciones pretendemos dar un nuevo enfoque a la forma tradicional de celebrar la Navidad.
b. el punto de vista
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
The director's last documentary offers a new slant on obesity and its causes.En su último documental, la directora ofrece un punto de vista distinto de la obesidad y sus causas.
c. el cariz
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
Her deputy put a different slant on the prime minister's comments when he was interviewed today.Al ser entrevistado hoy, el viceprimer ministro dio un nuevo cariz a las declaraciones de la primera ministra.
3. (bias)
a. el sesgo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
The document shows a worrying slant toward one particular point of view.El documento evidencia un sesgo preocupante en favor de un punto de vista determinado.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
4. (to slope)
a. inclinarse
The tires are aligned so that they slant slightly inward.Las llantas están alineadas de tal modo que se inclinan ligeramente hacía adentro.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
5. (to cause to slope)
a. inclinar
When cleaning your teeth, you should slant your toothbrush on a 45 degree angle to the gum line.Al limpiarte los dientes, debes inclinar el cepillo de modo que forme un ángulo de 45 grados con la encía.
b. sesgar
He slanted his gaze toward the door, hoping no one would notice.Sesgó la mirada en dirección a la puerta, esperando que nadie se diera cuenta.
6. (to present in a biased way)
a. presentar de forma parcial
It's obvious that they've slanted the results of the survey to support their agenda.Es evidente que presentaron los resultados de la encuesta de forma parcial, buscando promover sus propios intereses.
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slant
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (slope)
a. la inclinación
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
2. (emphasis, bias)
a. la sesgo m, orientación
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
she put a favorable slant on the informationle dio un cariz or sesgo favorable a la información
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
3. (set at angle)
a. inclinar
4. (bias)
a. enfocar subjetivamente
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
5. (slope)
a. estar inclinado(a)
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slant [slɑːnt]
noun
1 (gen) inclinación (f); sesgo (m); (slope) pendiente (f); cuesta (f)
to be on the slant estar inclinado; estar sesgado
2 (point of view) punto (m) de vista; interpretación (f)
what is your slant on this? ¿cuál es su punto de vista sobre esto?; ¿cómo interpreta usted esto?; to get a slant on a topic pedir pareceres sobre un asunto; the situation is taking on a new slant la situación está tomando un nuevo giro
transitive verb
inclinar; sesgar
to slant a report enfocar una cuestión de manera parcial
intransitive verb
inclinarse; sesgarse
the light slanted in at the window la luz entraba oblicuamente por la ventana
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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