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slope    : [sl'op]
Slope \Slope\, adv.
In a sloping manner. [Obs.] --Milton.
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Slope \Slope\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Sloped}; p. pr. & vb. n.
{Sloping}.]
To form with a slope; to give an oblique or slanting
direction to; to direct obliquely; to incline; to slant; as,
to slope the ground in a garden; to slope a piece of cloth in
cutting a garment.
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Slope \Slope\, v. i.
1. To take an oblique direction; to be at an angle with the
plane of the horizon; to incline; as, the ground slopes.
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2. To depart; to disappear suddenly. [Slang]
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Slope \Slope\, n. [Formed (like abode fr. abide) from OE.
slipen. See {Slip}, v. i.]
1. An oblique direction; a line or direction including from a
horizontal line or direction; also, sometimes, an
inclination, as of one line or surface to another.
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2. Any ground whose surface forms an angle with the plane of
the horizon.
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buildings the summit and slope of a hill.
--Macaulay.
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Under the slopes of Pisgah. --Deut. iv.
49. (Rev.
Ver.).
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3. The part of a continent descending toward, and draining
to, a particular ocean; as, the Pacific slope.
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Note: A slope, considered as descending, is a declivity;
considered as ascending, an acclivity.
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{Slope of a plane} (Geom.), the direction of the plane; as,
parallel planes have the same slope.
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Slope \Slope\, a.
Sloping. "Down the slope hills." --Milton.
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A bank not steep, but gently slope. --Bacon.
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slope
n 1: an elevated geological formation; "he climbed the steep
slope"; "the house was built on the side of a mountain"
[synonym: {slope}, {incline}, {side}]
2: the property possessed by a line or surface that departs from
the horizontal; "a five-degree gradient" [synonym: {gradient},
{slope}]
v 1: be at an angle; "The terrain sloped down" [synonym: {slope},
{incline}, {pitch}]




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  • SLOPE | definition in the Cambridge English Dictionary
    slope meaning: 1 a surface that lies at an angle to the horizontal so that some points on it are higher than others: 2 (part of) the side of a hill or mountain: 3 to be at an angle to the horizontal: Learn more
  • SLOPE | meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
    slope definition: 1 a surface that lies at an angle to the horizontal so that some points on it are higher than others: 2 (part of) the side of a hill or mountain: 3 to be at an angle to the horizontal: Learn more
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