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tilt

1. verb object, head, etc2. verb incline towards3. noun angle4. noun shift of opinion5. noun HIST jousting contest 6. noun attempt7. noun attack, criticism
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1 verb object, head, etc
TRANSITIVEclaon verb  c m ufiar verb  c m utilt it forward claon chun tosaigh étilt the glass a little claon an ghloine beagán ar a taobh, cuir an ghloine ar a corr rud beagshe tilted her head sideways chlaon sí a ceann i leataobh, chuir sí a leathcheann uirthi féin
INTRANSITIVEclaon verb  c m uthe seats tilt back claonann na suíocháin siar
2 verb incline towards INTRANSITIVEclaon verb  c m uBritain tilted towards America chlaon an Bhreatain le Meiriceáthey would tilt towards the left wing bheadh claonadh i dtreo na heite clé acusan, bheadh luí acusan leis an eite chléthe media tilts against the public sector tá na meáin claonta i gcoinne na hearnála poiblí
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3 noun angleclaonadh masc  c m uthe tilt of the earth on its axis claonadh an domhain ar a aisI recognised the tilt of her head d'aithin mé an leathcheann a bhí uirthi 4 noun shift of opinionclaonadh masc  c m uthere's a slight tilt in favour of the opposition táthar ag claonadh beagán i dtreo an fhreasúra 5 noun HIST jousting contest babhta giústála 6 noun attemptiarracht fem3  c m uiarraidh fem3  c m uthat was her first tilt at it ba é sin an chéad iarraidh aici air to have a tilt at sth iarraidh a thabhairt ar rud, tabhairt faoi rudwe'll have a right tilt at the main prize tabharfaimid iarraidh mhaith ar an duais mhór, déanfaimid ár ndícheall an duais mhór a bhuachan 7 noun attack, criticismionsaí masc4  c m ufogha masc4  c m uit was a tilt at recent changes in policy ionsaí ar athruithe polasaí le déanaí a bhí ann to have a tilt at sb/sth duine/rud a ionsaí, fogha a thabhairt faoi dhuine/rud
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at full tilt

(also

full tilt

) 1 at full speedar lánluasthey run at full tilt ritheann siad ar lánluas, ritheann siad i mbarr reathahe drove her full tilt all the way thiomáin sé ar lánluas an bealach ar fad íshe was riding at full tilt bhí sí ag marcaíocht ar cosa in airde 2 in full swingfaoi lán seoilthe campaign is now at full tilt tá an feachtas faoi lán seoil anois 3 headlongceann ar aghaidhhe ran full tilt into the door bhuail sé an doras ceann ar aghaidh, bhuail sé an doras de phléasc

to tilt at windmills

you're tilting at windmills there is saothar in aisce é sin agat, is ag cur catha ar choinlíní atá tú ansin

to tilt the balance

an difear a dhéanamhit tilts the balance in favour of the owner tugann sé an buntáiste don úinéir

the balance tilted

tháinig athrú ar an scéald'athraigh cúrsaíthe balance tilted against us thosaigh cúrsaí ag dul inár n-éadan