slope

  • 21slope — I. /sloʊp / (say slohp) verb (sloped, sloping) –verb (i) 1. to take or have an inclined or slanting direction, especially downwards or upwards from the horizontal. 2. to descend or ascend at a slant. –verb (t) 3. to direct at a slope or… …

    Australian-English dictionary

  • 22slope — noun 1》 a surface of which one end or side is at a higher level than another.     ↘a difference in level or sideways position between two ends or sides.     ↘a part of the side of a hill or mountain, especially as a place for skiing. 2》 US… …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 23slope — 1 noun 1 (C) a piece of ground or a surface that slopes: walking slowly up a steep slope | a gentle slope (=a slope that is not steep) 2 (singular) the angle at which something slopes in relation to a flat surface: a slope of 30 degrees 2 verb… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 24slope — n. & v. n. 1 an inclined position or direction; a state in which one end or side is at a higher level than another; a position in a line neither parallel nor perpendicular to level ground or to a line serving as a standard. 2 a piece of rising or …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 25Slope — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Sur les autres projets Wikimedia : « Slope », sur le Wiktionnaire (dictionnaire universel) Aux États Unis : Park Slope, un quartier de …

    Wikipédia en Français

  • 26slope — I n. a gentle, gradual slope II v. 1) to slope gently, gradually 2) (P; intr.) the river bank slopes to the east * * * [sləʊp] gradual slope gradually (P; intr.) the river bank slopes to the east a gentle to slope gently …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 27slope — coun·ter·slope; slope; slope·man; slope·ways; …

    English syllables

  • 28slope*/ — [sləʊp] noun [C] I 1) a surface or piece of ground that has one end higher than the other At the end of the garden there is a steep slope.[/ex] 2) the angle of a slope a 45 degree slope[/ex] II verb [I] slope [sləʊp] to have one end higher than… …

    Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • 29slope — I. adjective Etymology: Middle English sloop, probably from aslope, adverb, at an angle Date: 15th century that slants ; sloping often used in combination < slope sided > II. verb (sloped; sloping) Date: 1591 …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 30slope — (mid slope; upper slope) continental slope. The more steeply dipping sea floor beyond the edge of the continental shelf …

    Fisheries — dictionary

  • 31slope — 1) a major region from a drainage divide to the sea, e.g. the Pacific slope 2) the slope seaward from the shelf edge to the beginning of a continental rise or where there is a general reduction in slope 3) slap …

    Dictionary of ichthyology

  • 32slope — Synonyms and related words: acclivity, angle, angularity, ascend, ascent, bank, bend, bevel, bezel, camber, cant, careen, chute, climb, decline, declivity, deflection, descend, descent, deviation, dip, downgrade, drop, drop off, easy slope, fall …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 33slope — 1. noun a) An area of ground that tends evenly upward or downward. I had to climb a small slope to get to the site. b) The degree to which a surface tends upward or downward. The road has a very sharp downward slope at that point. Syn: bank,&#8230; …

    Wiktionary

  • 34slope — [15] The noun slope did not emerge until the 17th century. Originally it was an adverb, short for the now defunct aslope. This is generally supposed to go back to an unrecorded Old English *āslopean, an adverbial use of the past participle of&#8230; …

    The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

  • 35slope —    (also called slope gradient or gradient)    The inclination of the land surface from the horizontal. Percent slope is the vertical distance divided by the horizontal distance, then multiplied by 100. SW …

    Glossary of landform and geologic terms

  • 36slope — 1. noun 1) the slope of the roof Syn: gradient, incline, angle, slant, inclination, pitch, decline, ascent, declivity, rise, fall, tilt, tip, downslope, upslope, grade, downgrade, upgra …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 37slope — [15] The noun slope did not emerge until the 17th century. Originally it was an adverb, short for the now defunct aslope. This is generally supposed to go back to an unrecorded Old English *āslopean, an adverbial use of the past participle of&#8230; …

    Word origins

  • 38slope — Угол наклона шрифта (Slope)     Основной угол наклона наклонного [механически или программно наклоненный шрифт, не отличается строением букв от прямого начертания] или курсивного [наклонное начертание шрифта с рукописной формой строчных букв]&#8230; …

    Шрифтовая терминология

  • 39slope — n an Oriental person, especially a Viet namese. This derogatory term, deriving from slope eyed , moved from the US to Australia in the 1970s. ► The newest new Australians , as an yone who looks foreign is called, are the Lebanese and the&#8230; …

    Contemporary slang

  • 40Slope — Sp Slòpas Ap Slope L JAV apyg. (Š. Dakota) …

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