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Tilt vs. Tip

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Tiltverb

(transitive) To slope or incline (something); to slant.

‘Tilt the barrel to pour out its contents.’;

Tipnoun

The extreme end of something, especially when pointed; e.g. the sharp end of a pencil.

‘the tip of one's nose’;

Tiltverb

(jousting) To charge (at someone) with a lance.

Tipnoun

A piece of metal, fabric or other material used to cover the top of something for protection, utility or decoration.

‘a tip for an umbrella, a shoe, a gas burner, etc.’;

Tiltverb

(intransitive) To be at an angle.

Tipnoun

(music) The end of a bow of a stringed instrument that is not held.

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Tiltverb

(transitive) To point or thrust a weapon at.

Tipnoun

A small piece of meat.

‘chicken tips over rice, pork tips, marinated alligator tips’;

Tiltverb

(transitive) To point or thrust (a weapon).

Tipnoun

A piece of stiffened lining pasted on the inside of a hat crown.

Tiltverb

To forge (something) with a tilt hammer.

‘to tilt steel in order to render it more ductile’;

Tipnoun

A thin, boarded brush made of camel's hair, used by gilders in lifting gold leaf.

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Tiltverb

To play worse than usual (often as a result of previous bad luck or losses).

Tipnoun

The knocking over of a skittle.

Tiltverb

(transitive) To cover with a tilt, or awning.

Tipnoun

An act of tipping up or tilting.

Tiltnoun

A slope or inclination.

Tipnoun

An area or a place for dumping something, such as rubbish or refuse, as from a mine; a heap (see tipple); a dump.

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Tiltnoun

A jousting contest. (countable)

Tipnoun

Rubbish thrown from a quarry.

Tiltnoun

A thrust, as with a lance.

Tipnoun

A recycling centre.

Tiltnoun

(photography) The controlled vertical movement of a camera, or a device to achieve this

Tipnoun

(colloquial) A very untidy place.

Tiltnoun

An attempt at something, such as a tilt at public office.

Tipnoun

The act of deflecting with one's fingers, especially the fingertips

Tiltnoun

A tilt hammer.

Tipnoun

A tram for expeditiously transferring coal.

Tiltnoun

The inclination of part of the body, such as backbone, pelvis, head, etc.

Tipnoun

A light blow or tap.

Tiltnoun

A canvas covering for carts, boats, etc.

Tipnoun

A gratuity; a small amount of money left for a bartender, waiter, taxi driver or other servant as a token of appreciation.

Tiltnoun

Any covering overhead; especially, a tent.

Tipnoun

A piece of private or secret information, especially imparted by someone with expert knowledge about sporting odds, business performance etc.

Tiltnoun

A covering overhead; especially, a tent.

Tipnoun

A piece of advice.

Tiltnoun

The cloth covering of a cart or a wagon.

Tipverb

(transitive) To provide with a tip; to cover the tip of.

Tiltnoun

A cloth cover of a boat; a small canopy or awning extended over the sternsheets of a boat.

Tipverb

(ergative) (To cause) to become knocked over, fall down or overturn.

Tiltnoun

A thrust, as with a lance.

Tipverb

(ergative) (To cause) to be, or come to be, in a tilted or sloping position; (to cause) to become unbalanced.

Tiltnoun

A military exercise on horseback, in which the combatants attacked each other with lances; a tournament.

Tipverb

To drink.

Tiltnoun

See Tilt hammer, in the Vocabulary.

Tipverb

(transitive) To dump (refuse).

Tiltnoun

Inclination forward; as, the tilt of a cask.

Tipverb

To pour a libation or a liquid from a container, particularly from a forty of malt liquor.

Tiltverb

To cover with a tilt, or awning.

Tipverb

(transitive) To deflect with one′s fingers, especially one′s fingertips.

Tiltverb

To incline; to tip; to raise one end of for discharging liquor; as, to tilt a barrel.

Tipverb

To hit quickly and lightly; to tap.

Tiltverb

To point or thrust, as a lance.

‘Sons against fathers tilt the fatal lance.’;

Tipverb

To give a small gratuity to, especially to an employee of someone who provides a service.

‘In some cities waiters must be tipped.’;

Tiltverb

To point or thrust a weapon at.

Tipverb

To give, pass.

Tiltverb

To hammer or forge with a tilt hammer; as, to tilt steel in order to render it more ductile.

Tipverb

To give a piece of private information to; to inform (someone) of a clue, secret knowledge, etc.

Tiltverb

To run or ride, and thrust with a lance; to practice the military game or exercise of thrusting with a lance, as a combatant on horseback; to joust; also, figuratively, to engage in any combat or movement resembling that of horsemen tilting with lances.

‘He tiltsWith piercing steel at bold Mercutio's breast.’; ‘Swords out, and tilting one at other's breast.’; ‘But in this tournament can no man tilt.’; ‘The fleet, swift tilting, o'er the urges flew.’;

Tipnoun

The point or extremity of anything; a pointed or somewhat sharply rounded end; the end; as, the tip of the finger; the tip of a spear.

‘To the very tip of the nose.’;

Tiltverb

To lean; to fall partly over; to tip.

‘The trunk of the body is kept from tilting forward by the muscles of the back.’;

Tipnoun

An end piece or part; a piece, as a cap, nozzle, ferrule, or point, applied to the extreme end of anything; as, a tip for an umbrella, a shoe, a gas burner, etc.

Tiltnoun

a combat between two mounted knights tilting against each other with blunted lances

Tipnoun

A piece of stiffened lining pasted on the inside of a hat crown.

Tiltnoun

a contentious speech act; a dispute where there is strong disagreement;

‘they were involved in a violent argument’;

Tipnoun

A thin, boarded brush made of camel's hair, used by gilders in lifting gold leaf.

Tiltnoun

a slight but noticeable partiality;

‘the court's tilt toward conservative rulings’;

Tipnoun

Rubbish thrown from a quarry.

Tiltnoun

the property possessed by a line or surface that departs from the vertical;

‘the tower had a pronounced tilt’; ‘the ship developed a list to starboard’; ‘he walked with a heavy inclination to the right’;

Tipnoun

A light touch or blow; a tap.

Tiltnoun

pitching dangerously to one side

Tipnoun

A gift; a douceur; a fee.

Tiltverb

to incline or bend from a vertical position;

‘She leaned over the banister’;

Tipnoun

A hint, or secret intimation, as to the chances in a horse race, or the like.

Tiltverb

heel over;

‘The tower is tilting’; ‘The ceiling is slanting’;

Tipverb

To form a point upon; to cover the tip, top, or end of; as, to tip anything with gold or silver.

‘With truncheon tipped with iron head.’; ‘Tipped with jet,Fair ermines spotless as the snows they press.’;

Tiltverb

move sideways or in an unsteady way;

‘The ship careened out of control’;

Tipverb

To strike slightly; to tap.

‘A third rogue tips me by the elbow.’;

Tiltverb

charge with a tilt

Tipverb

To bestow a gift, or douceur, upon; to give a present to; as, to tip a servant.

Tiltverb

move or cause to move into a sloping position

‘the floor tilted slightly’; ‘he tilted his head to one side’;

Tipverb

To lower one end of, or to throw upon the end; to tilt; as, to tip a cask; to tip a cart.

Tiltverb

change or cause to change in favour of one person or thing as opposed to another

‘the balance of industrial power tilted towards the workers’;

Tipverb

To fall on, or incline to, one side.

Tiltverb

move (a camera) in a vertical plane

‘tilting the camera causes convergence of upright lines’;

Tipnoun

the extreme end of something; especially something pointed

Tiltverb

(in jousting) thrust at with a lance or other weapon

‘the lonely hero tilting at the system’; ‘he tilts at his prey’;

Tipnoun

a relatively small amount of money given for services rendered (as by a waiter)

Tiltverb

engage in a contest with

‘I resolved never to tilt with a French lady in compliment’;

Tipnoun

an indication of potential opportunity;

‘he got a tip on the stock market’; ‘a good lead for a job’;

Tiltnoun

a sloping position or movement

‘the tilt of her head’;

Tipnoun

a V shape;

‘the cannibal's teeth were filed to sharp points’;

Tiltnoun

an upwards or downwards pivoting movement of a camera

‘pans and tilts’;

Tipnoun

the top point of a mountain or hill;

‘the view from the peak was magnificent’; ‘they clambered to the summit of Monadnock’;

Tiltnoun

an inclination or bias

‘the paper's tilt towards the United States’;

Tipverb

cause to tilt;

‘tip the screen upward’;

Tiltnoun

a combat for exercise or sport between two men on horseback with lances; a joust.

Tipverb

mark with a tip;

‘tip the arrow with the small stone’;

Tiltnoun

an attempt at winning (something) or defeating (someone)

‘a tilt at the European Cup’;

Tipverb

give a tip or gratuity to in return for a service, beyond the agreed-on compensation;

‘Remember to tip the waiter’; ‘fee the steward’;

Tiltnoun

a small hut in a forest.

Tipverb

cause to topple or tumble by pushing

Tipverb

to incline or bend from a vertical position;

‘She leaned over the banister’;

Tipverb

walk on one's toes

Tipverb

strike lightly;

‘He tapped me on the shoulder’;

Tipverb

give insider information or advise to;

‘He tipped off the police about the terrorist plot’;

Tipverb

remove the tip from;

‘tip artichokes’;

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