list to (some direction)

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list to (some direction)

To tilt or veer toward a particular side or direction. The boat began listing to starboard after all the crew and passengers crowded to see the whales on that side of the boat. He let go of the steering wheel and the car listed to the left.
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

list to a direction

to lean to one side or another; to lean toward a specific direction. (Usually of ships or boats.) The ship had listed to one side since being struck by the speedboat. The huge ship listed a tiny bit to starboard.
See also: direction, list
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Others, which involved the rival claims of more elevated persons, were determined by the heralds, or by the two marshals of the field, William de Wyvil, and Stephen de Martival, who, armed at all points, rode up and down the lists to enforce and preserve good order among the spectators.
I was enter- ing the lists to either destroy knight-errantry or be its victim.
If the States are united under one government, there will be but one national civil list to support; if they are divided into several confederacies, there will be as many different national civil lists to be provided for -- and each of them, as to the principal departments, coextensive with that which would be necessary for a government of the whole.
In arranging his clothes, while travelling, he had seen similar lists to these in the prisoner's pockets, over and over again.
SAARC member countries have been showing unwillingness to reduce the sensitive lists to protect domestic industries and put their customs revenue unharmed.
To combat this problem, many companies have turned to entities that compile so-called "black hole" lists--lists of IP addresses of "known spammers." The companies then use these lists to block email to and from this range of IP addresses in the hope of temporarily blocking the mountains of spam their employees may receive.
The latest of the Novarese lists to include Loredano was submitted by Balthasar Visconti, Rector of Invorio Inferiore, in 1648.
Once you begin working with other lists to build your donor base, you discover that your house file becomes a weapon in your marketing arsenal.
Multiple listing services are used in many other places across the country, but in New York City, brokers traditionally have kept their lists to themselves.
While many professionals use mail lists to share professional information, mailing lists aimed at providing online support for health-related problems are growing.
If you're using lists to build or maintain circulation, they are your lifeline.
In our opinion, tax practitioners will probably find mailing lists to be more useful than the tax newsgroups.
Also known as "databased marketing", a user can obtain the names and addresses of direct mail recipients from a number of mail list vendors, who can customize lists to the user's criteria.
INSPEC has announced four new e-mail lists to help keep customers up-to-date with the activities, publications, and services of the Institution of Electrical Engineers' Publishing & Information Services division.
There are also mailing lists to help you find mailing lists of interest.