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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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The distinctive feature of this bi-stage phenomenon, which consists of the TDS and QAS states, is that the state drastically changes at the critical slant angle.
Position vector of spacelike biharmonic slant helices with timelike principal normal according to Bishop frame in Minkowski 3-space.
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Chen generalized this concept and given the geometry of slant submanifolds [8].
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