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cant

[kant]
(ordnance)
The leaning or tilt of an object; especially, the sidewise tilt of a gun.

Cant

A salient corner; a line or surface angled in relation to another, as in a wall or surface sloped away from the perpendicular.

cant

1. A salient corner.
2. A line or surface angled in relation to another, as a sloped wall.
3. Masonry “on cant” is laid with joints sloping between front and back surfaces; the vertical joints are laid normally.
4. A log partly or wholly squared off.
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Last night Blackadder star Sir Tony Robinson, who performed on Play Away with Cant, led tributes to him, saying: "Brian Cant was my mentor and friend.
Again, with respect to the cutting paths of canting and chipping knives, all the knots present in the potential cant surface were necessarily cut by the canting knives.
You need to buy a few outfits that really work and take the pain and worry out of choosing what to wear," said Cant.
Lucy and Pauline are just taking a break and trying to find something to eat when a swineherd puts them at spear point and threatens to kill Lucy if they don't come with him, because he says he knows that they are Pauline von Cant and Lucy Wickwright.
The project is designed in response to the government's new 14-19 agenda in which vocational learning is being encouraged in settings outside the classroom,' said Cant.
Cynyddodd gwerthiannau morgais o214y cant, gwerthiannau yswiriant bywyd o 70 y cant a gwerthiannau yswiriant y cartref o 35 y cant.
The origin of the cant hook seems to be lost in the fog of history, but more is known about the peavey, which was named after its inventor, Joseph Peavey.
Aggressive cant angles will cause chipping between the blades and displace metal in the form of a burr around the perimeter of upper and lower slitter edges.
Granddam Cant Be Told was by the track sire Druids Lodge out of the coursing- bred Cant Clean Ash.
24, said promoter Anthony Lewis of Cant Lewz Entertainment.
Robina Cant, aged 77, from Dunfermline, Fife, fought back tears as she spoke of the death of her husband Alex in February.