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[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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As mentioned in the Introduction, the downwash reattachment to the slanted base is dominated by the degree of interaction of the trailing vortices in the downwash.
For each of the five rectangles, image sharpness shall be measured by processing the pixels contained in four regions of interest (Rol), corresponding to the slanted edges of the rectangle.
4) Draw slanted lines from the top and bottom of the vertical line to the points on both sides with the line tool.
Robert Ourlian, another fired reporter, said the News slanted its coverage of the strike.
While most of the parents were unfamiliar with the D'Nealian alphabet or the concept of slanted manuscript letters, only a few voiced any comments.
For water droplets continuously sprayed on a slanted surface, an avalanche occurs when individual droplets reach a critical mass, at which point they begin to run down the surface, capturing other droplets stationed along their paths.
Slanting the window for a view of the Torrey pine The focal point of this new slanted wall of glass is a dramatic view up into a rare Torrey pine.
Sakura Sakura," the first track on the Slants' debut CD, "Slanted Eyes, Slanted Hearts," is perhaps the most heavy-handed in dealing with racial issues.
the crest of the barrier flight is at an angle slanted toward the solids bed.
The narrow slanted tips are the perfect width both for tackling lots of hairs in one go or individual strands.
LANCASTER - Antelope Valley Hospital officials are exploring the possibility of buying its leased radiology center, which is continuing to cost the hospital money and has slanted floors.