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Definition of Slopes
Slope Slope, n.
The part of a continent descending toward, and draining to, a
particular ocean; as, the Pacific slope.
SlopeSlope 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
buildings the summit and slope of a hill.
Under the slopes of Pisgah. --Deut. iv.
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, a.
Sloping. ``Down the slope hills.' --Milton.
A bank not steep, but gently slope. --Bacon.
Slope Slope, adv.
In a sloping manner. [Obs.] --Milton.
SlopeSlope Slope, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Sloped; p. pr. & vb. n.
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, 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]
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