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English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: cant bahasa khas, kata bohong, lereng, miring
English → English (WordNet) Definition: cant cant n 1: stock phrases that have become nonsense through endless repetition [syn: buzzword] 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 [syn: bank, camber] 3: a characteristic language of a particular group (as among thieves); “they don't speak our lingo” [syn: jargon, slang, lingo, argot, patois, vernacular] 4: insincere talk about religion or morals [syn: pious platitude ] 5: two surfaces meeting at an angle different from 90 degrees [syn: bevel, chamfer] cant v : heel over; “The tower is tilting”; “The ceiling is slanting” [syn: cant over, tilt, slant, pitch]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Cant Cant \Cant\, a. Of the nature of cant; affected; vulgar. [1913 Webster] To introduce and multiply cant words in the most ruinous corruption in any language. --Swift. [1913 Webster] Cant \Cant\, v. i. 1. To speak in a whining voice, or an affected, singsong tone. [1913 Webster] 2. To make whining pretensions to goodness; to talk with an affectation of religion, philanthropy, etc.; to practice hypocrisy; as, a canting fanatic. [1913 Webster] The rankest rogue that ever canted. --Beau. & Fl. [1913 Webster] 3. To use pretentious language, barbarous jargon, or technical terms; to talk with an affectation of learning. [1913 Webster] The doctor here, When he discourseth of dissection, Of vena cava and of vena porta, The meser[ae]um and the mesentericum, What does he else but cant. --B. Jonson [1913 Webster] That uncouth affected garb of speech, or canting language, if I may so call it. --Bp. Sanderson. [1913 Webster] Cant \Cant\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Canted; p. pr. & vb. n. Canting.] 1. To incline; to set at an angle; to tilt over; to tip upon the edge; as, to cant a cask; to cant a ship. [1913 Webster] 2. To give a sudden turn or new direction to; as, to cant round a stick of timber; to cant a football. [1913 Webster] 3. To cut off an angle from, as from a square piece of timber, or from the head of a bolt. [1913 Webster] Cant \Cant\, n. [OF., edge, angle, prof. from L. canthus the iron ring round a carriage wheel, a wheel, Gr. ? the corner of the eye, the felly of a wheel; cf. W. cant the stake or tire of a wheel. Cf. Canthus, Canton, Cantle.] 1. A corner; angle; niche. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] The first and principal person in the temple was Irene, or Peace; she was placed aloft in a cant. --B. Jonson. [1913 Webster] 2. An outer or external angle. [1913 Webster] 3. An inclination from a horizontal or vertical line; a slope or bevel; a titl. --Totten. [1913 Webster] 4. A sudden thrust, push, kick, or other impulse, producing a bias or change of direction; also, the bias or turn so give; as, to give a ball a cant. [1913 Webster] 5. (Coopering) A segment forming a side piece in the head of a cask. --Knight. [1913 Webster] 6. (Mech.) A segment of he rim of a wooden cogwheel. --Knight. [1913 Webster] 7. (Naut.) A piece of wood laid upon the deck of a vessel to support the bulkheads. [1913 Webster] Cant frames, Cant timbers (Naut.), timber at the two ends of a ship, rising obliquely from the keel. [1913 Webster] Cant \Cant\, n. [Prob. from OF. cant, F. chant, singing, in allusion to the singing or whining tine of voice used by beggars, fr. L. cantus. See Chant.] 1. An affected, singsong mode of speaking. [1913 Webster] 2. The idioms and peculiarities of speech in any sect, class, or occupation. --Goldsmith. [1913 Webster] The cant of any profession. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] 3. The use of religious phraseology without understanding or sincerity; empty, solemn speech, implying what is not felt; hypocrisy. [1913 Webster] They shall hear no cant from me. --F. W. Robertson [1913 Webster] 4. Vulgar jargon; slang; the secret language spoker by gipsies, thieves, tramps, or beggars. [1913 Webster] Cant \Cant\, n. [Prob. from OF. cant, equiv. to L. quantum; cf. F. encan, fr. L. in quantum, i.e. “for how much?”] A call for bidders at a public sale; an auction. “To sell their leases by cant.” --Swift. [1913 Webster] Cant \Cant\, v. t. to sell by auction, or bid a price at a sale by auction. [Archaic] --Swift. [1913 Webster]


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