Results for slope

Definitions of slope:

part of speech: verb transitive

To form with a slope, or obliquely.

part of speech: adverb

In a sloping manner.

part of speech: noun

An inclined line; a slant; surface inclining downward; as, the slope of a hill; that part of the land that descends toward the ocean.

part of speech: noun

Any incline down which a thing may slip: a direction downward.

part of speech: verb intransitive

To be inclined.

part of speech: verb

To form with a slope; to form or cut so as to have a downward direction; to be inclined.

part of speech: adjective


part of speech: verb transitive, verb intransitive

To incline; to slant.

part of speech: noun

A surface inclining gradually downwards; a declivity.

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