slanting


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It is the perfect pose for when a camera is shooting directly in front of you because by slightly slanting the knees to create a zig-zag effect when wearing a dress or skirt, your legs are angled so that the camera only shoots the sides of your legs and protects your modesty.
The slanting defensive lineman aims for the V of the offensive opponent's neck.
On the gallery, roof and balcony cladding is corrugated polycarbonate sheeting that in winter becomes opaque under its thick carpet of snow, and sparkles in the long slanting sun of autumn and spring.
Wei Li's "tilted" baby bottle fills with liquid without sharply slanting the bottle or feeding the infant in the reclining position.
A common tendency is to turn the head toward the downstage corner without slanting it, which is not nearly as warm or aesthetically pleasing.
Two new books, Jeffrey Scheuer's The Sound Bite Society and Trudy Lieberman's Slanting the Story, delve into this problem.