[ adjective ] having an oblique or slanted direction

Used in print

(Chester G. Starr, The Origins of Greek Civili...)

The first slanting rays of the new day cannot yet dispel all the dark shadows which lie across the Aegean world ; but our evidence grows considerably in variety and shows more unmistakably some of the lines of change .

(Glayds H. Barr, The Master of Geneva....)

Snow buried the streets and covered the slanting rooftops , as John trudged toward St._Peter 's .

(Ann Hebson, The Lattimer Legend....)

Seeing the slanting hand , Kate knew uneasily that it was from the Yankee colonel .

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