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Definition of Slope


  1. The part of a continent descending toward, and draining to, a particular ocean; as, the Pacific slope.
  2. 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.
  3. Any ground whose surface forms an angle with the plane of the horizon.
  4. Sloping.
  5. In a sloping manner.
  6. 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.
  7. To take an oblique direction; to be at an angle with the plane of the horizon; to incline; as, the ground slopes.
  8. To depart; to disappear suddenly.
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Slope Translations

slope in Dutch is helling, glooiing
slope in Finnish is rinne
slope in Italian is discesa, pendio, pista
slope in Spanish is escarpadura, cuesta, pista
slope in Swedish is backe, sluttning, slutta