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slant

[slant]
(mining engineering)
Any short, inclined crosscut connecting the entry with its air course to facilitate the hauling of coal. Also known as shoofly.
A heading driven diagonally between the dip and the strike of a coal seam. Also known as run.

slant

A sewer pipe which connects a house sewer to a common sewer.
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An account of the Slant group is a challenge to a storyteller, however gifted.
1] = 0 and [theta] [not equal to] 0, then M is a proper slant submanifold, with the slant angle [theta] [not equal to] 0.
2] is a slant distribution with nonzero slant angle.
Keywords Euclidean space, frenet frame, slant helices.
Weak: This slant is directed away from the strength of the formation.
One result was an eastern liberal slant that repelled the next president, Richard Nixon, who tried to eliminate virtually all the network's political programs.
Each in his own way gave his own particular slant to the good news.
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The victim is thought to have been attacked late last night on land off Slant Gate.
A call comes over the radio stating at the slant is 8/7/3--eight tanks, seven Bradley fighting vehicles and three dismount squads.
Slant didn't necessarily indicate bias, it was merely a way of identifying the item.