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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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Patent and Trademark Office refused to register The Slants as the band name, saying it was a discriminatory slur toward people of Asian descent.
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To explore the kind of slants used in favour and against the government's policy to handle the situation of Internally Displaced Persons from Swat.
All slants start from the base alignment, which has the nose head up on the center and the ends head up on the offensive tackles.
He later caught a 10-yard scoring pass on a quick slant in the second quarter.
B wanted takes regular practice, sometimes moving only the head or neck four or eight times at a moderately slow tempo: On one, straighten the head and neck and look toward the corner; on two, slant the head as the cheek is brought forward by curving the neck.
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Patent and Trademark Office's authority to act as an arbiter of good taste and polite sensibilities - say, the owner of a certain professional football team - could not have hoped for a better messenger than the Portland dance-rock band The Slants.
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Stud Slant: slants the entire front five to the side of backfield flow.