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deviation from a particular direction

to depart or cause to depart from true vertical or horizontal

a variety of a language that differs from the standard form

specialized expressions indigenous to a particular field, subject, trade, or subculture

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stock phrases that have become nonsense through endless repetition

a slope in the turn of a road or track

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a characteristic language of a particular group (as among thieves)

insincere talk about religion or morals

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two surfaces meeting at an angle different from 90 degrees

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heel over

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7%) were found to have an asymmetrical smile secondary to canting of the upper lip.
The knife type was considered as a two-level factor in the model, that is, the chipping and the canting knives.
The means of ER for freshly sharpened chipping and canting knives were 182 (4 SE) and 207 (9 SE) pm, respectively.
What is required is not a witch hunt against canting keels, but a careful analysis of the quality design and construction that has made Alfa Romeo and others both reliable and quick, as well as making our sport even more exciting for sailors and spectators alike.
16-32), when a cultural break came with the Restoration -- and when Richard Head's The English Rogue (1665) and The Canting Academy (1673), discussed in the next chapter (pp.
Controllable twin foils located forward and aft provide steering control and hydrodynamic lift, while the canting central ballast strut provides a highly efficient righting moment to control heel with a minimum of ballast weight.
The canting keel enables the big maxi-yachts to be lighter, carry more sail and sail faster in all wind conditions.
the developer of the innovative Canting Ballast Twin Foil (CBTF[TM]) technology, anticipates a three-boat match for line honors in the 61st running of the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race, set to begin Dec.