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slope

 
Noun slope has 2 senses
  1. slope, incline, side - an elevated geological formation; "he climbed the steep slope"; "the house was built on the side of the mountain"
    --1 is a kind of geological formation, formation
    --1 is a part of natural elevation, elevation
    --1 has particulars:
     ascent, acclivity, rise, raise, climb, upgrade; bank; bank, cant, camber; canyonside; coast; descent, declivity, fall, decline, declination, declension, downslope; escarpment, scarp; hillside; mountainside, versant; ski slope
    Derived form: verb slope1
  2. gradient, slope - the property possessed by a line or surface that departs from the horizontal; "a five-degree gradient"
    --2 is a kind of position, spatial relation
    --2 has particulars:
     grade; pitch, rake, slant; abruptness, precipitousness, steepness; gradualness, gentleness
    Derived form: verb slope1
Verb slope has 1 sense
  1. slope, incline, pitch - be at an angle; "The terrain sloped down"
    --1 is one way to lean, tilt, tip, slant, angle
    Derived forms: noun slope2, noun slope1
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s
    Something is ----ing PP
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