Type your word below and click
What-does.net is your comprehensive online definition dictionary. If you are not sure how to define Slope, our website can provide you with the appropriate definition. On this page, you can find what is Slope.

Slope meaning

slope - 9 dictionary results

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

slope - examples of usage

  1. But he paused so long that she could see his head against the sky; the slope of his thin cheek and his large, strong nose were clearly marked against it. - "Night and Day", Virginia Woolf.
  2. But when he looked out of the window, it was of her he thought; she, too, had seen these gray fields, and, perhaps, she was there where the trees ran up a slope, and one yellow light shone now, and then went out again, at the foot of the hill. - "Night and Day", Virginia Woolf.
  3. Then a breath of cold wind seemed to play in the mist, and I could see down the slope of the deck. - "The Ghost Pirates", William Hope Hodgson.
Filter by letter: