Definition of Sloped

1. Adjective. Having an oblique or slanted direction.

Exact synonyms: Aslant, Aslope, Diagonal, Slanted, Slanting, Sloping
Similar to: Inclined
Derivative terms: Diagonal, Diagonal, Diagonal



Definition of Sloped

1. Verb. (past of slope) ¹

2. Adjective. That has or have a slope. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Sloped

1. slope [v] - See also: slope

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sloped

slop-seller
slop basin
slop bowl
slop bucket
slop chest
slop jar
slop pail
slopdosh
slope
slope culture
slope field
slope fields
slope off
sloped (current term)
slopelike
slopeness
sloper
slopers
slopes
slopeside
slopestyle
slopewash
slopewashes
slopewise
slopey
slopier
slopiest
sloping

Literary usage of Sloped

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1. The Farmer's Dictionary: A Vocabulary of the Technical Terms Recently by Daniel Pereira Gardner (1854)
"There are two methods of doing this : one described in the cut, where the stalk is first cut off obliquely, and the sloped part is then cut off horizontally ..."

2. The Kiln Drying of Lumber: A Practical and Theoretical Treatise by Harry Donald Tiemann (1917)
"Figure 38 shows an inclined pile of green inch maple boards which is sloped in the proper direction to take advantage of the descending tendency of the air. ..."

3. Pratt's Law of Highways: (5 & 6 Will. 4, Cap. 50, 25 & 26 Vict. Cap. 61, 27 by Thomas Clement Sneyd Kynnersley, John Tidd Pratt (1865)
"... within fourteen daya after having dug up sufficient materials in such pit or hole, cause the same to be filled up or sloped down, and fenced off, ..."

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