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  • 161head slope —    [ geomorphology ]    A geomorphic component of hills consisting of a laterally concave area of a hillside, especially at the head of a drainageway, resulting in converging overland water flow (e.g., sheet wash); head slopes are dominated by… …

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  • 162Colorado Western Slope — The Western Slope[1] of Colorado refers to a region of the U.S. state of Colorado incorporating everything in the state west of the Continental Divide. The Colorado River and its tributaries divide the region into north and south at Grand… …

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  • 163East Slope (University of Sussex) — East Slope is one of several accommodation blocks at the University of Sussex.East Slope was constructed in the early 1970s.Fact|date=June 2007 It is located on the side of a hill near the back of the eastern side of the campus. A series of stone …

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  • 164Borough De North Slope — North Slope Borough, Alaska Administration Pays …

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  • 165Borough de north slope — North Slope Borough, Alaska Administration Pays …

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  • 166continental slope — Physical Geog. a steep slope separating a continental shelf and a deep ocean basin. [1905 10] * * * Seaward border of a continental shelf. The world s combined continental slope is about 200,000 mi (300,000 km) long and descends at an average… …

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  • 167Constant slope barrier — A diagram of the Constant Slope Barrier. A constant slope barrier is a traffic barrier made of reinforced concrete and designed with a single slope that is used to separate lanes of vehicular traffic. Its advantages compared to more complex… …

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  • 168base slope —    [ geomorphology ]    A geomorphic component of hills consisting of the concave to linear slope (perpendicular to the contour) which, regardless of the lateral shape is an area that forms an apron or wedge at the bottom of a hillside dominated… …

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  • 169side slope —    [ geomorphology ]    A geomorphic component of hills consisting of a laterally planar area of a hillside, resulting in predominantly parallel overland water flow (e.g., sheet wash); contour lines generally form straight lines. Side slopes are… …

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  • 170slippery slope — noun : a course of action that seems to lead inevitably from one action or result to another with unintended adverse consequences we are far down the slippery slope to the betrayal of the articulate Publishers Weekly * * * a dangerous and… …

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  • 171The Slippery Slope — Infobox Book | name = The Slippery Slope title orig = translator = image caption = author = Lemony Snicket (pen name of Daniel Handler) illustrator = Brett Helquist cover artist = Brett Helquist country = United States language = English series …

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  • 172Dip slope — Schematic cross section of a cuesta, dip slopes facing left and harder rock layers in darker colors than softer ones A dip slope is a geological formation often created by erosion of tilted strata.[1] Dip slopes are found on homoclinal ridges …

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  • 173Steep Slope Sliders — Infobox VG| title = Steep Slope Sliders developer = Cave publisher = Sega designer = engine = released = 1996 genre = Sports modes = Single player, multiplayer ratings = platforms = Saturn media = requirements = input = Steep Slope Sliders is a… …

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  • 174Reverse slope defence — A reverse slope defence is a military tactic where a defending force is positioned on the slope of an elevated terrain feature such as a hill, ridge, or mountain, on the side opposite from the attacking force. This tactic hinders both the… …

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  • 175Constant Slope Barrier — A constant slope barrier is a traffic barrier made of reinforced concrete and designed with a single slope that is used to separate lanes of vehicular traffic. Its advantages compared to more complex shapes arise because its performance is not as …

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  • 176Water slope — A Water Slope is a type of Canal inclined plane built to carry boats from a canal or river at one elevation up to or down to a canal or river at another elevation.OperationThe Water Slope uses a moveable gate in a sloping channel invented by the… …

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  • 177Cross slope — is a geometric feature of pavement surfaces; the transversal slope [%] with respect to the horizon. It is a very important safety factor. One task is to make water run off the surface to a drainage system, as Cross Slope is the main contributor… …

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  • 178Borough de North Slope — North Slope Borough, Alaska Administration Pays …

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  • 179Comté de Slope — 46° 27′ N 103° 28′ W / 46.45, 103.46 …

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  • 180Park Slope Jewish Center — U.S. National Register of Historic Places …

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