English to Slovak Meaning :: cant

Cant :
frázy
nariekaťhrana, prázdne reči, nárečie, argot, pokrytectvo, sklon, šikmá plocha, úkos - frázyfrázynaklonenýcantinghranolov
 
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Noun(1) stock phrases that have become nonsense through endless repetition(2) a slope in the turn of a road or track; the outside is higher than the inside in order to reduce the effects of centrifugal force(3) a characteristic language of a particular group (as among thieves(4) insincere talk about religion or morals(5) two surfaces meeting at an angle different from 90 degrees
Verb(1) heel over

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(1) The regional intonations, like the period slang and cant and contemporary allusions of the time, are brilliantly captured.(2) Then you can reconfigure the mag carrier to a straight vertical or drop-down pull and adjust the holster to a slight cant or straight draw angle for a day at the range or concealed carry.(3) Otherwise his book is refreshingly free of theoretical cant or jargon, despite some nostalgia for a Marxist perspective and a deference to critics like Lukacs.(4) Such poets as these, and Lowell especially, gave rise to the critics' cant phrase, ‘confessional poetry’, which is seriously unhelpful.(5) Some were familiar with the culture of the London underworld, and thieves' cant became the ‘flash’ language of the barracks and factories.(6) thieves' cant(7) The LP can be ordered for either autos or revolvers, with a straight drop or a slight cant .(8) You can adjust the cant to your preference for strong side carry, or set the rig up for cross draw if you're working out of a car for long periods.(9) Many words in English have obscure origins, particularly those which may be said to have risen in the world from lowly origins in argot, cant or slang.(10) Politics and bureaucracy take over, however packaged in pedagogical cant about mentoring.(11) One has entered the cant and canon of literary criticism.(12) Their hypocrisy, their cant and their lies are nailed to the wall and flayed with such devastating honesty and accuracy that one wonders how anyone could ever dare to be associated with their names again.(13) Conservatism is realistic, honest, consistent, and opposed to cant .(14) Bloom, a pugnacious professor, says that he reads to clear his mind of cant and for self-improvement, not to influence others, which seems somewhat disingenuous given the subject of his book.(15) Yet the forthright honesty and steely lucidity of his voice in these interviews, his impatience with cant and pious waffle, also bear witness to the virtues of that rationality.(16) The filter states include displacements from the nominal track, the cant , and the track gauge.
Related Words
(1) cant file ::
prevýšenie file
Synonyms
Noun
1. hypocrisy ::
pokrytectvo
2. slang ::
slang
3. slope ::
sklon
4. buzzword ::
Buzzword
5. vernacular ::
nárečové
6. bevel ::
skosenie
7. camber ::
vzopätie
Verb
8. tilt ::
náklon
Different Forms
cant, canted, canting, cants
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We can\'t defend the North from
the Walkers and the south from the Boltons.

We can't defend the North from the Walkers and the south from the Boltons.

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Ooh, I can\'t tell you that.

Ooh, I can't tell you that.

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Hey, Comic-Con tickets go on sale
this Friday, you can\'t buy one.

Hey, Comic-Con tickets go on sale this Friday, you can't buy one.

The Big Bang Theory Season 10, Episode 17


You can\'t talk to me like that.
The king can do as he likes!

You can't talk to me like that. The king can do as he likes!

Game of Thrones Season 2, Episode 4


Can\'t find anything, ser.

Can't find anything, ser.

Game of Thrones Season 2, Episode 7


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