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Definition of Slope

Slope
Slope Slope, n. The part of a continent descending toward, and draining to, a particular ocean; as, the Pacific slope.
Slope
Slope Slope, n. [Formed (like abode fr. abide) from OE. slipen. See Slip, v. i.] 1. An oblique direction; a line or direction including from a horizontal line or direction; also, sometimes, an inclination, as of one line or surface to another. 2. Any ground whose surface forms an angle with the plane of the horizon. buildings the summit and slope of a hill. --Macaulay. Under the slopes of Pisgah. --Deut. iv. 49. (Rev. Ver.). Note: A slope, considered as descending, is a declivity; considered as ascending, an acclivity. Slope of a plane (Geom.), the direction of the plane; as, parallel planes have the same slope.
Slope
Slope Slope, a. Sloping. ``Down the slope hills.' --Milton. A bank not steep, but gently slope. --Bacon.
Slope
Slope Slope, adv. In a sloping manner. [Obs.] --Milton.
Slope
Slope Slope, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Sloped; p. pr. & vb. n. Sloping.] To form with a slope; to give an oblique or slanting direction to; to direct obliquely; to incline; to slant; as, to slope the ground in a garden; to slope a piece of cloth in cutting a garment.
Slope
Slope Slope, v. i. 1. To take an oblique direction; to be at an angle with the plane of the horizon; to incline; as, the ground slopes. 2. To depart; to disappear suddenly. [Slang]

Meaning of Slope from wikipedia

- In mathematics, the slope or gradient of a line is a number that describes both the direction and the steepness of the line. Slope is often denoted by...
- The grade (also called slope, incline, gradient, mainfall, pitch or rise) of a physical feature, landform or constructed line refers to the tangent of...
- A slippery slope argument (SSA), in logic, critical thinking, political rhetoric, and caselaw, is an argument in which a party ****erts that a relatively...
- Park Slope is a neighborhood in northwestern Brooklyn, New York City, within the area once known as South Brooklyn. Park Slope is roughly bounded by Prospect...
- Slope mining is a method of accessing valuable geological material, such as coal or ore. A sloping access shaft travels downwards towards desired material...
- Cross slope, cross fall or camber is a geometric feature of pavement surfaces: the transverse slope with respect to the horizon. It is a very important...
- Sloper may refer to Ally Sloper, early comic strip character BSA Sloper, British motorcycle Lindsay Sloper (1826–1887), English pianist Robert Sloper...
- Kids on the Slope (****anese: 坂道のアポロン, Hepburn: Sakamichi no Aporon, lit. "Apollo on the Slope") is a ****anese manga series written and illustrated by...
- The Slippery Slope is the tenth novel in the children's novel series A Series of Unfortunate Events by Lemony Snicket. It was illustrated by Brett Helquist...
- Look up slope in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Slope or gradient of a line describes its steepness, incline, or grade, in mathematics. Slope may also...