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slant

(slant)
1. a sloping surface of agar in a test tube.

slant

A tube of solid culture medium that is slanted to increase the surface area of the medium; used in culturing bacteria. Synonym: slope (2)
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writing with no slants means that one is probably ruled by logic.
The Slants, a Portland dance rock band, are no strangers to Eugene, and they will return Saturday for a concert at one of their most beloved local venues, the WOW Hall, as part of a national tour for their latest EP, "The Band Which Must Not Be Named.
The evening of Easter Sunday, a couple dozen people at Flying Dog Brewery, in Frederick, Maryland, were singing and shuffling along to a concert by the Slants, an all-Asian American rock band whose leader is a plaintiff in a pending Supreme Court case.
Supreme Court on Thursday agreed to hear the case of Oregon band "The Slants," which is fighting to trademark its "offensive" name.
The content analysis of news stories on front and back pages and editorials of sample newspapers for a period of three months after the crisis started in Swat highlights the Frames and Slants used in coverage of the IDPs.
The LJ slants were incubated at 35[degrees] Celsius in 5% C[O.
The first cuff element slants upwardly and inwardly away from the first cuff base line to rise above the absorbing layer at vertical heights there from.
All the various aspects of line play--shades, slants, and jets--start from the base alignment.
That allowed Junior Taylor, who was held without a catch in the opener, to run wild in the secondary, and he killed the Owls with quick slants.
Subcultures remained negative on L6wenstein-Jensen slants but after approximately 4 weeks became positive on mycobactin-supplemented Middlebrook slants with colorless dysgonic colonies.
However, the neck curves and the top of the head slants towards the downstage shoulder, thereby bringing the ear toward it.