Sentence Examples


  • As there is no dormer on the roof, the ceilings slant downward on each side.
  • The windows are mere slits; those of the tambours, or cylinders, on which the cupolas rest, are curved, and slant at an angle of 70°, as though the tambours were leaning to one side.
  • The quadrates slant obliquely forward and are attached directly to the proOtics, owing to the absence of squamosals.
  • The curved surface of a right circular cone becomes a sector of a circle, and its area = 2 slant height X perimeter of base.
  • The cuesta would be straight from east and west if the slant of the strata were uniformly to the south; but the strata are somewhat warped, and hence the course of the cuesta is strongly convex to the north in the middle, gently convex to the south at either end.

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