Tilt is defined as to tip or slope in one direction.(verb)
An example of to tilt is to turn one's head to the side.
The definition of a tilt is a tip or a slope.(noun)
An example of a tilt is the condition of a cup on its side.
See tilt in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME tilten, to be overthrown, totter, prob. < OE *tieltan < tealt, shaky, unstable; akin to Swed tulta, to totter < IE base *del-, to waddle, totter > Sans dulā, she who totters
Origin: ME telte < OE teld, tent, akin to Ger zelt
See tilt in American Heritage Dictionary 4
verb tilt·ed, tilt·ing, tilts verb, transitive
Origin: Middle English tilten, to cause to fall
Origin: , perhaps of Scandinavian origin.
Origin: Middle English telte, tent
Origin: , from Old English teld.
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