aslope

  • 1 Aslope — A*slope , adv. & a. [Pref. a + slope.] Slopingly; aslant; declining from an upright direction; sloping. Set them not upright, but aslope. Bacon. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 2 aslope — [ə slōp′] adv., adj. at a slant …

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  • 3 aslope — adjective or adverb Date: 14th century being in a sloping or slanting position or direction …

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  • 4 aslope — /euh slohp /, adv. 1. at a slope; aslant; slantingly; diagonally. adj. 2. sloping. [1350 1400; ME; see A 1, SLOPE] * * * …

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  • 5 aslope — 1. adjective slanted or sloping 2. adverb slanted or sloping …

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  • 6 aslope — a·slope || É™ sləʊp adv. slantingly, diagonally; indirectly …

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  • 7 aslope — adjective & adverb literary in a sloping position. Origin ME: origin uncertain; this form appears earlier than slope …

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  • 8 aslope — ad., a. Sloping, slopingly. See aslant …

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  • 9 aslope — a•slope [[t]əˈsloʊp[/t]] adv. 1) at a slope; aslant; slantingly; diagonally 2) sloping • Etymology: 1350–1400 …

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  • 10 aslope — /əˈsloʊp/ (say uh slohp) adverb 1. at a slope. –adjective 2. sloping …

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  • 11 aslope — adv. & predic.adj. sloping; crosswise. Etymology: ME: orig. uncert …

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  • 12 Obliquity — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Obliquity >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 obliquity obliquity inclination slope slant crookedness &c. >Adj. Sgm: N 1 slopeness slopeness Sgm: N 1 leaning leaning &c. >V. Sgm: N …

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  • 13 aslant — adv 1. slantwise, at a slant, slantingly, sideways, obliquely, at an angle; aslope, at a slope, diagonally, crossways, crosswise. adj 2. slanting, slant, slantwise, oblique, diagonal, sloping, aslope, at an angle. prep 3. slanting across, athwart …

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  • 14 Crankle — Cran kle (kr?n k l), v. t. [Cf. {Crinkle}.] To break into bends, turns, or angles; to crinkle. [1913 Webster] Old Veg s stream . . . drew her humid train aslope, Crankling her banks. J. Philips. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 15 Glance — Glance, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Glanced}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Glancing}.] 1. To shoot or emit a flash of light; to shine; to flash. [1913 Webster] From art, from nature, from the schools, Let random influences glance, Like light in many a shivered… …

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  • 16 Glanced — Glance Glance, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Glanced}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Glancing}.] 1. To shoot or emit a flash of light; to shine; to flash. [1913 Webster] From art, from nature, from the schools, Let random influences glance, Like light in many a… …

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  • 17 Glancing — Glance Glance, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Glanced}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Glancing}.] 1. To shoot or emit a flash of light; to shine; to flash. [1913 Webster] From art, from nature, from the schools, Let random influences glance, Like light in many a… …

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  • 18 slope — 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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  • 19 Akaflieg — is an abbreviation for Akademische Fliegergruppe , an academic group of fliers in pre and postwar Germany. HistoryOtto Lilienthal published his book Der Vogelflug als Grundlage der Fliegekunst in 1889. This described the basics of modern… …

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  • 20 A Description of a City Shower — is a poem by the Anglo Irish poet Jonathan Swift, written in 1710. First appearing in the Tatler magazine in October of that same year, the poem was considered the satirist and essayist s best poem: Swift agreed: They think tis the best thing I… …

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