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Definition of Declivity

Declivity

  1. Deviation from a horizontal line; gradual descent of surface; inclination downward; slope; -- opposed to acclivity, or ascent; the same slope, considered as descending, being a declivity, which, considered as ascending, is an acclivity.
  2. A descending surface; a sloping place.

Declivity Translations

declivity in German is Abhang {m}
declivity in Swedish is sluttning