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tilt

 
1. to tip away from an upright position.
2. a condition of being tilted.
pelvic tilt an anteroposterior motion of the pelvis around an imaginary axis in the frontal plane.

tilt

(tilt),
Slope.
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Reading "Tilting at Windmills" was like listening to my father and uncles discussing politics on the porch at our house on Keuka Lake in upstate New York.
Please Dr Trafford, you are tilting at windmills. It gets even worse when he questions whether those working in detention centres are 'normal' and suggests that they are either 'misled' or 'depraved'.
His selected exhibitions include 605 Artists, Ruddell Gallery at Black Hills State University, 2013; Tilting at Windmills, Porter Butts Gallery, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wis.
TILTING AT WINDMILLS: School Reform, San Diego, and America's Race to Renew Public Education
We can only hope that Leanne does not follow in the footsteps of the greatest UK nationalist of all time, the Iceni Queen Boudicca, by tilting at windmills.
"The Windsor Castle is tilting at windmills, but you've got to do that occasionally.
Unfortunately tilting at windmills like a Welsh Don Quixote will not deter man''s insatiable need for energy.
And now Strauss's musical knight, tilting at windmills and the bleats of an army of (far from sheepish) RLPO woodwind and brass.
The terrorist infrastructure in Aghhanistan, if this is the right phrase because fluidity and mobility are its essential features, did of course move on years since deeper into Africa and S.Asia where there are no conventional Western forces tilting at windmills.
Cervantes must have had a premonition of our 21st century when writing about Don Quixote tilting at windmills, but it will take more than one errant knight to save our ancient green and pleasant lands.
An article published a few years back shared my attitude about the tilting at windmills that characterizes RoHS and many of our other environmental escapades.