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Dictionary definition for: Leaning

1. (n) an inclination to do something; "he felt leanings toward frivolity"

2. (s) departing or being caused to depart from the true vertical or horizontal; "the leaning tower of Pisa" "the headstones were tilted"

3. (n) a natural inclination; "he has a proclivity for exaggeration"

4. (s) resting against a support

5. (n) the property possessed by a line or surface that departs from the vertical; "the tower had a pronounced tilt" "the ship developed a list to starboard" "he walked with a heavy inclination to the right"

6. (n) the act of deviating from a vertical position

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