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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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Those opposed, such as Tam, say it shouldn't because the "price of censorship [is] often carried on the backs of the underprivileged." Aunt Jemima, Chief Wahoo, and Black Sambo all were trademarked by large corporations, but The Slants couldn't get their band name trademarked.
"This is what The Slants were saying: They said this term is a pejorative and one reason we want to associate it with our music is to change the narrative," says James McConkie III of Workman Nydegger.
Patent and Trademark Office refused to register The Slants as the band name, saying it was a discriminatory slur toward people of Asian descent.
Supreme Court on Thursday agreed to hear the case of Oregon band "The Slants," which is fighting to trademark its "offensive" name.
The content analysis of news stories on front and back pages and editorials of sample newspapers for a period of three months after the crisis started in Swat highlights the Frames and Slants used in coverage of the IDPs.
The LJ slants were incubated at 35[degrees] Celsius in 5% C[O.sub.2] in the dark.
door or pane the floor the wall the angles jeer shudder the house 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.
Subcultures remained negative on L6wenstein-Jensen slants but after approximately 4 weeks became positive on mycobactin-supplemented Middlebrook slants with colorless dysgonic colonies.