Tilting vs Swivel - What's the difference?

tilting | swivel |


As verbs the difference between tilting and swivel

is that tilting is while swivel is to swing or turn, as on a pin or pivot.

As nouns the difference between tilting and swivel

is that tilting is the motion of something that tilts; a tilt while swivel is (mechanical) a piece, as a ring or hook, attached to another piece by a pin, in such a manner as to permit rotation about the pin as an axis.

tilting

English

Verb

(head)
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • The motion of something that tilts; a tilt.
  • The process by which blister steel is rendered ductile by being forged with a tilt hammer.
  • Anagrams

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    swivel

    English

    (Webster 1913)

    Noun

    (wikipedia swivel) (en noun)
  • (mechanical) A piece, as a ring or hook, attached to another piece by a pin, in such a manner as to permit rotation about the pin as an axis.
  • * {{quote-book, year=1907, author=
  • , title=The Dust of Conflict , chapter=7 citation , passage=The patter of feet, and clatter of strap and swivel , seemed to swell into a bewildering din, but they were almost upon the fielato offices, where the carretera entered the town, before a rifle flashed.}}
  • (military) A small piece of ordnance, turning on a point or swivel; called also swivel gun.
  • (Wilhelm)
  • (slang) strength of mind or character that enables one to overcome adversity; confidence; will
  • Bob ain't got no swivel .

    Derived terms

    * swivel bridge * swivel hook * swivel joint * swivel knife

    Verb

  • To swing or turn, as on a pin or pivot.
  • * 2013 , Delme Parfitt in Wales Online'', ''Cardiff City 1 - 0 Swansea City: Steven Caulker heads Bluebirds to South Wales derby win (3 November 2013)
  • As expected, Swansea began the game with some patient passing and the first chance fell to striker Michu in the fourth minute when he controlled a cross by Jonjo Shelvey and swivelled in the penalty box, only to fire over the bar.