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Definition of 'slope'


  1. an elevated geological formation; "he climbed the steep slope"; "the house was built on the side of a mountain"
       Synonyms: incline side
  2. the property possessed by a line or surface that departs from the horizontal; "a five-degree gradient"
       Synonyms: gradient


  1. be at an angle; "The terrain sloped down"
       Synonyms: incline pitch

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