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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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The most recent album from the Slants is a remix called "Slants
The first cuff element slants upwardly and inwardly away from the first cuff base line to rise above the absorbing layer at vertical heights there from.
All the various aspects of line play--shades, slants, and jets--start from the base alignment.
That allowed Junior Taylor, who was held without a catch in the opener, to run wild in the secondary, and he killed the Owls with quick slants.
Subcultures remained negative on L6wenstein-Jensen slants but after approximately 4 weeks became positive on mycobactin-supplemented Middlebrook slants with colorless dysgonic colonies.
However, the neck curves and the top of the head slants towards the downstage shoulder, thereby bringing the ear toward it.
africanus displays a thick jaw that slants forward slightly, he points out.
T/S Ad Slants are fully transparent, with marketer-created content clearly labeled to maintain the integrity of the conversation.
Before the Slants got together, members were used to being the token Asian-Americans in other rock bands.
Stud Slant: slants the entire front five to the side of backfield flow.
Snow said the third floor slants as well and that a window on the third floor leaks, ``something we discovered three days after it was certified as water tight.
After neutralization, sediments were placed on two slants of Lowenstein-Jensen (LJ) medium containing 0.