Definition of Slopes. Meaning of Slopes. Synonyms of Slopes

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Definition of Slopes

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 Slopes from wikipedia

- longitudinal slopes and cross slopes. Slope warning sign in the Netherlands Slope warning sign in Poland A 1371-meter distance of a railroad with a 20‰ slope. Czech...
- the horizontal distance (not the distance along the slope) and rise is the vertical distance. Slopes of existing physical features such as canyons and hillsides...
- Silicon Slopes refers to the area surrounding Lehi, Utah where dozens of tech start-ups are centralized. Served by the Salt Lake City International Airport...
- Tankerton Slopes is a 2.3-hectare (5.7-acre) biological Site of Special Scientific Interest in Whitstable in Kent. It is part of the Tankerton Slopes and Swalecliffe...
- 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...
- shallower slopes, conveyor belts, locomotives or trucks may do the work. Drainage and ventilation of slope mines may be done using the primary slope, or it...
- further sub-divided into conceptual slippery slopes and decisional slippery slopes. Conceptual slippery slopes, which Trudy Govier calls the fallacy of slippery...
- where natural, snow-covered slopes are inconvenient or unavailable. Although commonly known as "dry ski slopes", many slopes are lubricated using a mist...
- The South West Slopes is a region predominantly in New South Wales, Australia. It covers the lower inland slopes of the Great Dividing Range extending...
- Sloper may refer to Ally Sloper, early comic strip character BSA Sloper, British motorcycle Lindsay Sloper (1826–1887), English pianist Robert Sloper...