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  Definition of slope
  1. the property possessed by a line or surface that departs from the horizontal; "a five-degree gradient"
  2. an elevated geological formation; "he climbed the steep slope"; "the house was built on the side of the mountain"
  3. be at an angle; "The terrain sloped down"
Similar Words: gradient, incline, side, pitch

 

Hyponyms: grade, pitch, rake, slant, abruptness, precipitousness, steepness, gradualness, gentleness, ascent, acclivity, rise, raise, climb, upgrade, bank, cant, camber, canyonside, coast, descent, declivity, fall, decline, declination, declension, downslope, escarpment, scarp, hillside, mountainside, versant, ski slope, ascend, stoop, dip

 

Part Meronyms: natural elevation, elevation

 

Derivational Morphology: incline, pitch, rake, slant, ramp, side, inclination, inclination of an orbit, angle of inclination, dip, angle of dip, magnetic dip, magnetic inclination, tilt, list, lean, leaning, gradient

 

Anagrams: Elops

 

 
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