tilt

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tilt(
tihlt
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (angle)
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 tilt of the birch tree creates a patch of shade in this part of the yard.La inclinación del abedul crea un trocito de sombra en esta parte del jardín.
b. el ladeo
(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)
I recognized the mobster by his baggy suit and the tilt of his hat.Reconocí al mafioso por su traje holgado y el ladeo de su sombrero.
2. (jousting)
a. la justa
(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 lords and ladies cheered the dark knight, victor of the royal tilt.Las damas y lores vitorearon al caballero negro, vencedor de la justa real.
b. el torneo
(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)
One of the knights was badly injured in yesterday's tilt.Uno de los caballeros fue gravemente herido en el torneo de ayer.
3.
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
(bias)
a. la tendencia
(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 controversial senator is known for his leftist tilt.El controvertido senador es conocido por su tendencia izquierdista.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
4. (to incline)
a. inclinar
Robin Hood titled his bow slightly upwards and loosed his arrow.Robin Hood inclinó su arco ligeramente hacia arriba y soltó la flecha.
b. ladear
She tilted her head and frowned at me disapprovingly.Ladeó la cabeza y me frunció el ceño con desaprobación.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
5. (to slant)
a. inclinarse
I tilted back in my seat, closed my eyes, and drank in the sublime sounds of the orchestra.Me incliné hacia atrás en la butaca, cerré los ojos y me embebí en el sonido sublime de la orquesta.
b. ladearse
Why does that sign tilt like that?¿Por qué ese letrero se ladea así?
6. (to joust)
a. arremeter contra
The knight tilted at his opponent, his horse's hooves thundering underneath him.El caballero arremetió contra su adversario, las pezuñas de su caballo tronando debajo de él.
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tilt
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (angle)
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. (speed)
a.
at full tilta toda marcha
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
3. (also fig)
a. inclinar
to tilt one's headinclinar la cabeza
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
4. (incline)
a. inclinarse
to tilt forward/backwardinclinarse hacia delante/hacia atrás
to tilt at windmillsarremeter contra molinos de viento
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tilt [tɪlt]
noun
1 (slant) inclinación (f)
the tilt of the earth's axis la inclinación del eje de la Tierra; the tilt of his head when he listened la inclinación or el ladeo de su cabeza cuando escuchaba; a tilt in the balance of power un cambio en el equilibrio del poder
a national tilt away from the Republicans
to give sth a tilt inclinar algo; ladear algo; on/at a tilt inclinado; ladeado
2 (Hist) torneo (m); justa (f)
(at) full tilt a toda velocidad or carrera; to run full tilt into a wall dar de lleno contra una pared; to have a tilt at arremeter contra
transitive verb
inclinar; ladear
tilt it this way/the other way inclínalo hacia este/el otro lado; he tilted his chair back inclinó la silla hacia atrás
intransitive verb
1 (lean) inclinarse; ladearse
to tilt to one side inclinarse hacia un lado; he tilted back in his chair se recostó en la silla; to tilt over (lean) inclinarse; (fall) volcarse; caer; a lorry that tilts up un camión basculante or que bascula
2 (Hist) justar
to tilt against arremeter contra
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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