Slope
Slope appears in the following tongue twister:
- Seven slick and sexy sealskin ski suits slid slowly down the slope.
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Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the noun slope:
Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the verb slope:
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- Definition of the noun slope
- Definition of the verb slope
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- Music
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- Phrases with Slope
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Definition of the noun slope
What does slope mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: slopes
- an elevated geological formation
- example: he climbed the steep slope
- lexical domain: Natural Objects - nouns denoting natural objects (not man-made)
- synonyms of slope: incline / side
- more generic terms: formation / geological formation = the geological features of the earth
- more specific terms:
- acclivity / upgrade / ascent / climb / raise / rise = an upward slope or grade
- bank = sloping land
- camber / bank / cant = a slope in the turn of a road or track
- canyonside = the steeply sloping side of a canyon
- coast = a slope down which sleds may coast
- declination / declension / declivity / downslope / decline / descent / fall = a downward slope or bend
- escarpment / scarp = a long steep slope or cliff at the edge of a plateau or ridge
- hillside = the side or slope of a hill
- mountainside / versant = the side or slope of a mountain
- piedmont = a gentle slope leading from the base of a mountain to a region of flat land
- ski slope = a snow-covered slope for skiing
- part of: elevation / natural elevation = a raised or elevated geological formation
- the property possessed by a line or surface that departs from the horizontal
- lexical domain: Attributes - nouns denoting attributes of people and objects
- synonym of slope: gradient
- more generic terms: position / spatial relation = the spatial property of a place where or way in which something is situated
- more specific words:
- grade = the gradient of a slope or road or other surface
- pitch / slant / rake = degree of deviation from a horizontal plane
- precipitousness / abruptness / steepness = the property possessed by a slope that is very steep
- gradualness / gentleness = the property possessed by a slope that is very gradual
Alternative definition of the noun slope
noun
- An area of ground that tends evenly upward or downward.
- synonyms: bank, embankment, gradient, hill, incline
- The degree to which a surface tends upward or downward.
- synonym: gradient
- [mathematics] The ratio of the vertical and horizontal distances between two points on a line; zero if the line is horizontal, undefined if it is vertical.
- synonyms: first derivative, gradient
- [mathematics] The slope of the line tangent to a curve at a given point.
- The angle a roof surface makes with the horizontal, expressed as a ratio of the units of vertical rise to the units of horizontal length (sometimes referred to as run). For English units of measurement, when dimensions are given in inches, slope may be expressed as a ratio of rise to run, such as 4:12 or an an angle.
- [vulgar, highly offensive] A person of Chinese or other East Asian descent.
Definition of the verb slope
What does slope mean as a doing word?
verb - inflections: sloped | sloping | slopes
- be at an angle
- example: The terrain sloped down
- syntax:
Syntactic formula Example for the syntactic formula there [Verb] [Locative Preposition] [Location] [Theme, indefinite] There stood on the corner a statue [Agent - being] [Verb] [Theme] [Locative Preposition] [Location] They stood the statue on the pedestal [Theme - concrete object] [Verb] John slouched [Theme - concrete object] [Verb] [Locative Preposition] [Location] The statue stood on the corner [Locative Preposition] [Location] [Verb] [Theme] On the pedestal stood a statue Verbs of Existence (with the same syntax): balance, bend, bow, crouch, dangle, droop, flop, fly, hang, hover, huddle, hunch, jut, kneel, lean, lie, loll, loom, lounge, nestle, open, perch, plop, project, protrude, recline, repose, rest, rise, roost, sag, sit, slouch, slump, sprawl, squat, stand, stoop, straddle, swing, tilt, tower.
- lexical domain: Motions - verbs of walking, flying, swimming
- synonyms of slope: incline / pitch
- more generic words: angle / lean / slant / tilt / tip = to incline or bend from a vertical position
- more specific words:
Alternative definition of the verb slope
verb
- To tend steadily upward or downward.
- [colloquial, usually, followed by a preposition] To try to move surreptitiously.
- [military] To hold a rifle at a slope with forearm perpendicular to the body in front holding the butt, the rifle resting on the shoulder.
Group
Slope is a musical group.
- members:
- albums: "Ain't Nothing Like This Feeling", "Komputa Groove", "M", "Slope EP"
- official website: www.slopemusic.de
Music
- "Slope" is the debut solo album by drummer Steve Jansen, released in 2007 by Samadhi Sound. The album includes guest musicians and was recorded all over the world.
- genres: Electronic music, Alternative rock
- released on (7 years ago)
- official website: slope.stevejansen.com
- "Slope" is a musical EP of B12.
- released on (7 years ago)
- "Slope" is a musical single of Joe.
- released on
- "Slope" is a musical album of Tenko.
- released in (28 years ago)
- "SLOPE" is a musical single of ? SPACE MARKET.
- released on (11 years ago)
- "Slope" is a musical EP of Jacek Sienkiewicz.
- released on (12 years ago)
Miscellanea
Slope: In mathematics, the slope or gradient of a line is a number that describes both the direction and the steepness of the line. Slope is often denoted by the letter m.
- also known as Gradyan, Gradien, Grádiens, Lejtés, Koeﬁcijent pravca prave, Koeficijent smera, Nagib pravca, Коефицијент смера, Нагиб правца, Nagib prave linije, Коефицијент правца праве, Nagib linije, Нагиб линије, Нагиб, Nagib, Panta unei drepte
Phrases with Slope
Phrases starting with the word Slope:
- Slope Off
- Slope Bass
- Slope Argid
- Slope field
- Slope Lebbeid
- Slope Ambersnail
- Slope Giant Ghost
- Slope Hatchetfish
- Slope Ghost Shrimp
Phrases ending with the word Slope:
Other phrases containing the word Slope:
- Low-Slope Roof
- Steep-Slope Roof
- Talus Slope Penstemon
- Mountain Slope Thistle
- Pacific-Slope Flycatcher
- Talus Slope Bur Cucumber
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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Slope
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Best Practices in Adolescent Literacy Instruction, Second Edition (2014)
by Kathleen A. Hinchman, Heather K. Sheridan-Thomas
The slope is the steepness of the line that crosses an x–y plane.
Statistics for Censored Environmental Data Using Minitab and R (2011)
by Dennis R. Helsel
The slope is related to the nonparametric Kendall's tau correlation coefficient— the slope is the ratio Δy/Δx that, if subtracted...
Doing Physics with Scientific Notebook (2012)
A Problem Solving Approach by Joseph Gallant
We will also see in Chapter 2 that the velocity versus time graph for an object in free fall is a straight line whose slope is the acceleration due to gravity and intercept is the initial velocity. Repeat the process from the previous example on these ...
Math for Everyone (2007)
7th Grade Math by Nathaniel Max Rock
and the m (slope) is the rate. slope Slope is the steepness of a line on the coordinate plane which represents a rate.
Advances in Digital Terrain Analysis (2008)
by Qiming Zhou, Brian Lees, Guo-an Tang
YANG Qinke, David JUPP, LIRui and LIANG Wei Abstract Slope is a key parameter for regional scale hydrology, soil erosion, and relevant land surface process modelling. Slope information is usually extracted from moderate and lower ...
Engineering Geology and the Environment (1997)
by Paul G. Marinos
Technical University Delft, Netherlands ABSTRACT: Weathering and especially future weathering after construction of a slope is a main ...
Historical Dictionary of the Inuit (2013)
by Pamela R. Stern
government designated the Inupiat-occupied North Slope of Alaska as Petroleum Reserve #4 in 1923 but made no attempts then to extract any oil. The first serious efforts at petroleum removal from the North occurred during World ...
Encyclopedia of Soil Science (2006)
by R. Lal
Primary descriptors include slope gradient, aspect, shape; complexity; position; and geomorphic components. Slope gradient is the ground surface inclination from a horizontal plane. We express slope gradient as degrees (e.g., 45°) or as a ...
Encyclopedia of World Geography (2002)
by Peter Haggett
Any steep slope can hold a certain amount of snow without it slipping; the amount depends on the surface conditions. The biggest avalanches tend to form on slopes between 30° and 40°. The snow does not build up so much on steeper ...
A military dictionary, explaining and describing the technical terms [&c.] used in the science of war (1778)
by Military dictionary
The slope allowed to every rampart work.raisedj O-featth, that it may stand the faster, and is more or less, according as the earth islooser or more binding. As for instance, the rampart is not built upright, because it is of earth ; but it goes sloping , ...
CRC Dictionary of Agricultural Sciences (2001)
by Robert Alan Lewis
slope smilax slope. la: an incline, grade, slant, or pitch; the deviation of a surface from the horizontal, measured as a percentage, a numerical ratio, or degrees. Ib: any inclined surface. Ic: a natural incline of the ground, as on the side of a hill.
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A small slope to the station at dusk.
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- Wide Open Slope
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- Big ice slope
Big ice slope, in the ice small town, in the center of Kazan.
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- Houses on Slope
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- Slope at night
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Video language resources about Slope
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- Definition of Slope
- Meaning of slope
Meaning of slope. For more math shorts go to MathByFives.com.
- 6.5 | Example 2 | Definition Of Slope
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- Definition of Derivative to Find Slope of Tangent Line
Definition of Derivative to Find Slope of Tangent Line.
- Interpreting the Meaning of Slope and Y Intercept
Watch this video to learn about interpreting the meaning of slope & y intercept!
- Linear Regression: Meaning of Confidence Intervals for Slope and Intercept
When you perform a linear regression, what you're implicitly assuming is that there is some reason that the data are linearly related. The goal of a regression ...
- The Least Squares Regression Line Meaning of Slope
- Meaning of slope
Meaning of slope.
- Ex: Savings Linear Function Application (Slope, Intercept Meaning)
This video explains how to determine a linear function that models saving money in a piggy bank. The meaning of the slope and vertical intercept are ...
- Ex: Work Linear Function Application (Slope, Intercept Meaning)
This video explains how to determine a linear function that models moving bricks using a wheelbarrel. The meaning of the slope and vertical intercept are ...
- Types of Slope - a quick explanation.
Types of Slope - a quick explanation.
- Slope Plane definition tip
How to determine the true sloping angle and spring point of a slope, in Revit Architecture 2010.
- 1.4: Meaning of Slope for Equations, Graphs and Tables
Graphing a line using the slope and y-intercept, finding the equation of a line from a graph, representing linear relationships using tables, graphs of parallel and ...
- Definition of a Slope Intercept Form
Definition of a Slope Intercept Form. Part of the series: Mathematics Lessons. Slope intercept form is a very important definition to know as you begin to work with ...
- 10/12 real world meaning of slope & yintercept
Homework 10/12 How are slope and y-intercept used in the real world?
- SLOPE/W Session 3: Definition of material properties
Learn how to define the material properties for a SLOPE/W 2007 analysis.
- Determine Slope of Lines and Interpret the Meaning
- Meaning of slope and y-intercepts
- Calculus- Definition of Slope
This is the third video in the Calculus video series. It describes the concept of slope and its significance in Calculus. You may enter any questions you have ...
- Slope Meaning
Video shows what slope means. An area of ground that tends evenly upward or downward.. The degree to which a surface tends upward or downward.
- The Language of Mathematics (24): Slope and Midpoint of a Line
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- Finding slope verbal description
- Inupiat language version--North Slope PSA summer trucks 2011 "home" 6 29 11
- 4 5 Writing Equations in Point Slope Form VerB
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Quotes about Slope
No plain not followed by a slope. No going not followed by a return. He who remains persevering in danger is without blame. Do not complain about this truth Enjoy the good fortune you still possess. (I Ching)
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Scrabble value of S_{1}L_{1}O_{1}P_{3}E_{1}
The value of this 5-letter word is 7 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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