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Noun
A surface or ground that tends evenly (up or down), or the measure by which it does
“At some places where the slope was steep, we glissaded down on our bottoms not caring about the consequences.”
Noun
A surface or ground that tends evenly downward
“Whenever you ski down the slope, the force of gravity does its work to propel you downward.”
Noun
A surface or ground that tends evenly upward
“He dashed along up the steep slope, his pack leaping on his back, and his ammunition pouches pounding on his ribs.”
Noun
A part of the side of a hill or mountain
“She watched as it skimmed the mountain slope, over the canopy, flying past the lights on the distant ridge.”
Noun
A sloping snow-covered course or track used for wintersports
“There I instructed them to ski down the slope, using both kinds of turns they had just learned.”
Noun
A steep cliff, bank or promontory
Noun
Lower reach
Noun
A long artificial mound of earth and stone, built to hold back water, for protection or to support a road
Verb
To be or cause to be at an angle
“In smaller specimens, the entire upper platform surface may slope into a deep groove, giving the element a V-shaped cross-section.”
Verb
To slant or lean upwards
“It appeared to slope higher toward the east, where on the horizon it assumed the proportions of a mountain.”
Verb
To slant or lean downwards
“Inflowing currents are often induced or strengthened by offshore winds which tend to cause the surface to slope downwards towards the land.”
Verb
To go or move quietly or quickly, without attracting notice
Verb
To decrease in level, amount or degree, especially gradually
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Verb
To cover completely with water
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