/ tIlt; tIlt/ v
[I, Ipr, Ip, Tn, Tn.pr, Tn.p] (cause sth to) move into a sloping position (使某物)倾斜, 倾侧: This table tends to tilt (to one side/over). 这桌子歪(向一边[])了. * Popular opinion has tilted (ie shifted) in favour of the Socialists. 公众舆论已倒向社会党人一边. * She sat listening, with her head tilted slightly to one side. 她坐着, 侧耳倾听. * Don't tilt your chair or you'll fall over! 别翘椅子, 不然你就摔倒了! * Tilt the barrel forward to empty it. 把桶向前倾, 倒出里面的东西.
[I, Ipr] ~ (at sb/sth) run or thrust with a lance in jousting 骑马持长矛跑或刺杀.
(idm 习语) tilt at `windmills fight imaginary enemies 攻击想像中的敌人.
(phr v) tilt at sb/sth attack sb/sth in speech or writing 用言语或文字攻击某人[某事]; 抨击: a satirical magazine tilting at public figures 攻击社会名流的讽刺性杂志.
> tilt n
1 (usu sing 通常作单数) tilting; sloping position 倾斜; 倾斜的位置: with a tilt of his head 他的头侧着 * The table is on/at a slight tilt. 这张桌子没放平, 有点儿歪.
2 act of tilting with a lance 骑马用长矛刺杀.
3 (idm 习语) full pelt/speed/tilt => full. have a tilt at sb attack sb in a friendly way during a debate, conversation, etc (在辩论﹑ 交谈等中)善意抨击某人.