Slope+upward

  • 1slope — [slōp] n. [ME < aslope, sloping (mistaken as a slope) < OE aslopen, pp. of aslupan, to slip away < slupan, to glide: see SLOOP] 1. a piece of ground that is not flat or level; rising or falling ground 2. any inclined line, surface,… …

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  • 2slope — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun ADJECTIVE ▪ precipitous (formal), steep ▪ gentle, gradual, slight ▪ long, short …

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  • 3slope — slopingly, adv. slopingness, n. /slohp/, v., sloped, sloping, n. v.i. 1. to have or take an inclined or oblique direction or angle considered with reference to a vertical or horizontal plane; slant. 2. to move at an inclination or obliquely: They …

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  • 4slope — 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,… …

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  • 5upward — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} adj. Upward is used with these nouns: ↑climb, ↑curve, ↑direction, ↑mobility, ↑momentum, ↑motion, ↑movement, ↑pressure, ↑revision, ↑slope, ↑spiral, ↑ …

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  • 6slope — 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 …

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  • 7slope — sləʊp n. side of a hill, incline; upward or downward slant; degree to which a surface deviates from the vertical v. incline, slant upward or downward; cause to tilt, slant …

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  • 8slope — [[t]sloʊp[/t]] v. sloped, slop•ing, n. 1) to have an inclined or oblique direction or angle, esp. with reference to a horizontal plane; slant 2) to move at an inclination or obliquely 3) to cause to incline from the horizontal or vertical 4) to&#8230; …

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  • 9upward — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adv. higher, aloft, upwards; more. See ascent, height, increase. II (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. up, higher, skyward, in the air, uphill, away from the earth, up the slope, on an incline, up north*. III&#8230; …

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  • 10Dry ski slope — Warmwell artificial ski slope in Dorset, U.K. (Snowflex) A dry ski slope or artificial ski slope is a ski slope that mimics the attributes of snow using materials that are stable at room temperature, to enable people to ski where natural slopes&#8230; …

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  • 11up|slope — «UHP SLOHP», adverb. upward toward the top of a slope …

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  • 12yield curve slope — Yield curves also describe the amount of difference between short term and long term rates. A yield curve that depicts the customary situation of long term rates higher than short term rates is called an upward sloping or positively sloped yield&#8230; …

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  • 13rise — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. i. arise, ascend, soar; slope upward; loom, appear; increase, augment; originate, spring from; get up; prosper; revolt, rebel. n. ascent; acclivity, slope; origin, source; appreciation, increase;&#8230; …

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  • 14bank — bank1 /bangk/, n. 1. a long pile or heap; mass: a bank of earth; a bank of clouds. 2. a slope or acclivity. 3. Physical Geog. the slope immediately bordering a stream course along which the water normally runs. 4. a broad elevation of the sea&#8230; …

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  • 15bank — I [[t]bæŋk[/t]] n. 1) a long pile or heap; mass: a bank of earth; a bank of clouds[/ex] 2) a slope or acclivity 3) geo the slope immediately bordering a stream course along which the water normally runs 4) oce a broad elevation of the sea floor&#8230; …

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  • 16rise — [rīz] vi. rose, risen [riz′ən] rising [ME risen &LT; OE risan, akin to OHG risan, ON risa &LT; IE * ereis , extension of base * er , to set in motion, raise &GT; RUN, L oriri, to rise, Gr ornynai, to arouse] I to get up 1. to stand or assume a&#8230; …

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  • 17uprise — [up rīz′; ] for n. [ up′rīz΄] vi. uprose, uprisen, uprising 1. to get up; rise 2. to move or slope upward; ascend 3. to rise into view, being, or activity 4. to be or become erect or upright 5. to increase …

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  • 18Rise — (r[imac]z), v. i. [imp. {Rose} (r[=o]z); p. p. {Risen}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Rising}.] [AS. r[=i]san; akin to OS. r[=i]san, D. rijzen, OHG. r[=i]san to rise, fall, Icel. r[=i]sa, Goth. urreisan, G. reise journey. CF. {Arise}, {Raise}, {Rear}, v.] 1.&#8230; …

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  • 19Risen — Rise Rise (r[imac]z), v. i. [imp. {Rose} (r[=o]z); p. p. {Risen}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Rising}.] [AS. r[=i]san; akin to OS. r[=i]san, D. rijzen, OHG. r[=i]san to rise, fall, Icel. r[=i]sa, Goth. urreisan, G. reise journey. CF. {Arise}, {Raise},&#8230; …

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  • 20Rising — Rise Rise (r[imac]z), v. i. [imp. {Rose} (r[=o]z); p. p. {Risen}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Rising}.] [AS. r[=i]san; akin to OS. r[=i]san, D. rijzen, OHG. r[=i]san to rise, fall, Icel. r[=i]sa, Goth. urreisan, G. reise journey. CF. {Arise}, {Raise},&#8230; …

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