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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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For measuring image sharpness, a special target shall be constructed, containing five calibration targets (four near the corners and one in the center) such as the QA-62 target (presented in Figure 1)with four slanted edges as sides of a rectangle.
Loaders and receivers also have slanted lids that reportedly allow a larger than usual access opening to the interior without disturbing resin or vacuum lines.
Its slanted drinkware line, a hit at Housewares, will soon grow to include a set of 16 glasses, slanted porcelain glasses and a coffee set.
Machining of large dies and molds, simultaneous three-axis machining, and slanted hole machining--accomplished by tilting the spindle at an optimum angle for access to the machining point, is accomplished with the MCC-VG series of horizontal machining centers.
Makino's variable geometry series of horizontal machining centers provides simultaneous three-axis machining and slanted hole machining by tilting the spindle at an optimum angle for outstanding access to the machining point.
Deliberately choosing to leave key information out of the article is very slanted reporting on this situation.
A popular actor known for his portrayal of a gay persona long before Ellen, Rosie, or "Will & Grace", Lynde dared to sneak doses of slanted wit into American living rooms during a noticeably more straight-laced era than today.
These well-meaning essays are obviously slanted to educate straight readers--or someone who came out yesterday--and stress patience and compromise.
Slanted tweezers are easier to use than pointed ones.
The figures were attached to a stainless-steel pole, which slanted at a 75-degree angle.