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tilt is pronounced in one syllable
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video examples of tilt pronunciation
An example use of tilt in a speech by a native speaker of american english:
“… finally tilt it to a 45 degree angle …”
meanings of tilt
To slope or incline (something); to slant.
To charge (at someone) with a lance.
To intentionally let the ball fall down to the drain by disabling flippers and most targets, done as a punishment to the player when the machine is nudged too violently or frequently.
To play worse than usual (often as a result of previous bad luck or losses).
To point or thrust (a weapon).
To cover with a tilt, or awning.
To be at an angle.
To forge (something) with a tilt hammer.
To point or thrust a weapon at.
Any covering overhead; especially, a tent.
A jousting contest.
The controlled vertical movement of a camera, or a device to achieve this.
An attempt at something, such as a tilt at public office.
A canvas covering for carts, boats, etc.
The inclination of part of the body, such as backbone, pelvis, head, etc.
A slope or inclination.
A thrust, as with a lance.
A tilt hammer.
tilt frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR
the word tilt occurs in english on average 3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.